The overall rating for bacopa monnieri is 2.5 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Bacopa Monnieri
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Bacopa Monnieri Simple Report

  • Supplement: Bacopa Monnieri
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Bacopa Monnieri: 144
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.5 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 60 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 7
  • Number of Claims: 5
  • Effective Dosage Range: 125 - 300 milligrams per day

Bacopa Monnieri Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for bacopa monnieri is 2.5 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for bacopa monnieri as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Bacopa Monnieri

There are 7 studies in the database on bacopa monnieri; the research rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for bacopa monnieri as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Bacopa Monnieri

Products Names Amount of Bacopa Monnieri
Lethal Amount not listed.
Ordnance V2 Amount not listed.
Methyldrene 5mg
God of Pumpz 50mg
G.B.N.T. Sleep Amount not listed.
Full list of all 144 products containing Bacopa Monnieri.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Mental Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cognitive ability
improve memory
decrease anxiety
decrease feelings of depression


The Supplement Database includes 7 studies on bacopa monnieri dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 125 to 300 milligrams per day, the average dose being 280.1 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Bacopa Monnieri.


Title of Study
A Randomized, Double-Blind Study Assessing Changes in Cognitive Function in Indian School Children Receiving a Combination of Bacopa monnieri and Micronutrient Supplementation vs. Placebo
Does Bacopa Monnieri Improve Memory Performance in Older Persons? Results of a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Trial
Effects of a Standardized Bacopa Monnieri Extract on Cognitive Performance, Anxiety, and Depression in the Elderly: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Examining the Nootropic Effects of a special extract of Bacopa monniera on Human Cognitive Functioning: 90 day Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial
Randomized controlled trial of standardized Bacopa monniera extract in age-associated memory impairment
The acute effects of an extract of Bacopa monniera (Brahmi) on cognitive function in healthy normal subjects
The chronic effects of an extract of Bacopa monniera (Brahmi) on cognitive function in healthy human subjects