Using Herbs to Help You Concentrate

Herbs to Help You Concentrate

If you need to concentrate better, then you might need to figure out what is causing you not to be able to concentrate in the first place. This could be stress or if you aren’t sleeping well, eating well or if you have some kind of imbalance. The great thing is that you can use Ayurveda and it can help you to have a natural way to increase your concentration.

Herbs are powerful and they can help your mind and body. When you have a healthy mind then you are able to concentrate better. Here are some of the best herbs that you can use:


This is called Brahmi or Gotu Kola and is part of the brain tonic. It can help to improve your memory and your concentration. This is one of the best ways that you can increase the nervous system and promote positive thinking. This can be consumed in a juice or a capsule but only start with one teaspoon in hot water or almond milk to see how it affects you.


Shankhapushpi is an herb that can support your mental health. It can help you to have a calm mind and to be more positive. It can play a role in how well you concentrate. This can improve your cognitive functions and it can be taken in a capsule or a powder form.


This is a root herb that is often used by people that do yoga. It can enhance the memory and help you to be more aware. It can help with communication but cannot be consumed in the United States. It can be used as an oil in a bath or put on your skin topically.


This is a known herb, and it can help you to increase your focus and your memory. It can make the nervous system stronger, and it can be consumed in a pill or as a beverage. This can also be found in a supplement form and can help to make your mind stronger.

Focus Tonic

Here is what you need to make an herbal tonic to help you focus:

  • 1 cup of hot water.
  • ½ cup of plant-based milk.
  • 1 teaspoon of Brahmi powder.
  • 1 teaspoon of Ashwagandha powder.
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  • Cardamon as a sprinkle.
  • 1 teaspoon of honey.

Making the Tonic

  • Boil the water and pour it into a mug.
  • Add the milk.
  • Add Brahmi powder, Ashwagandha powder, cardamon and cinnamon and mix together.

Add a sweetener that you like and top with cinnamon.