The nervous system contains the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, the senses for the rest of the body. Herbs that are beneficial for the nervous system include:
Lecithin, also known as phosphatidylcholine, is a fatty acid found throughout the body in our cells.
- regulates cholesterol
- prevents plaque build up and hardening of arteries
- protects liver, kidneys, and heart
- helps with chemical pollutants
- strengthens nervous system
Lecithin is found in fish, wheat, oatmeal, egg yolks, rice, bee pollen, and chocolate.
Fish oils contain two omega 3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA.
- good for brain health
- strengthens cardiovascular system
- regulate cholesterol
- helps nervous system
Fish oils can improve cognition, learning ability, and memory.
Serine is a nonessential amino acid.
Some functions of serine are: strengthens cell membranes and helps nervous system.
Foods rich in serine include: fish, meat, eggs, tofu, and seeds.
Glutamic acid is a nonessential amino acid.
Some functions of glutamic acid are: stimulates the nervous system and can reduce cravings.
Foods rich in glutamic acid include: fish, poultry, eggs, and seeds.
Aspartic acid is a nonessential amino acid.
Some functions of aspartic acid are: helps energy production and stimulates nervous system.
Foods rich in aspartic acid include: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and legumes.
Taurine is a conditonally essential amino acid.
Some functions of taurine are: strengthens cell membranes, helps the nervous system and the heart.
Foods rich in taurine include: meat, fish, and shellfish.
Copper is found in small amounts in the body.
Some functions of copper are: helps iron to form hemoglobin in the blood, part of several enzymes, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, assists nervous system and collagen formation.
Foods rich in copper include: crab, mushrooms, sesame seeds, beans, cashews, lentils, hummus, spinach, asparagus, kale, chard, and hazelnuts.
Magnesium is one of the most utilized minerals. It’s good to balance calcium and magnesium intake.
Some functions of magnesium are: part of 300 enzymes that regulate body functions, provides structure to bones and teeth, relaxes muscles, helps nervous and muscular systems.
Foods rich in magnesium include: various vegetables like spinach and chard, legumes, seaweed, flax seeds, squash, coconut water, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and quinoa.
B12 is also known as cobalamin contains cobalt.
Some functions of cobalamin are: helps brain functions, important for nervous system, prevents cardiovascular disease, enhances use of fats, carbohydrates and proteins.
Foods rich in cobalamin include: fish, meat, milk, and eggs.