Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effects of 12-Week Bacopa monnieri Consumption on Attention, Cognitive Processing, Working Memory, and Functions of Both Cholinergic and Monoaminergic Systems in Healthy Elderly Volunteers

Table 2

The effect of repetitive administration of B. monnieri on event-related potential. Data are presented as mean ± SD. ( /group).

WaveGroupBaseline4-week8-week12-weekDelay

N100 latencyPlacebo
300 mg ***
600 mg *
F(2, 57)   =  0.03,  P  =  0.969 F(2, 57)  =  1.26,  P  =  0.291 F(2, 57)  =  2.31,  P =  0.108 F(2, 57)  =  6.63, P  =  0.003 F(2, 57)  =  3.82,  P  =  0.028

N100 amplitudePlacebo
300 mg
600 mg
F(2, 57)   =  0.034,  P  =  0.97 F(2, 57)  =  0.060,  P  =  0.94 F(2, 57)  =  0.136,  P =  0.873 F(2, 57)  =  0.344, P  =  0.711 F(2, 57)  =  0.261,  P  =  0.771

P300 latency
Placebo 326 ± 5.71
300 mg * **
600 mg *
F(2, 57)   =  0.004,  P  =  0.99 F(2, 57)  =  0.633,  P  =  0.53 F(2, 57)  =  3.223,  P =  0.047 F(2, 57)  =  7.235, P  =  0.002 F(2, 57)  =  0.394,  P  =  0.677

P300 amplitude
Placebo
300 mg
600 mg
F(2, 57)   =  0.004,  P  =  0.99 F(2, 57)  =  0.183,  P  =  0.83 F(2, 57)  =  0.902,  P =  0.411 F(2, 57)  =  0.863, P  =  0.428 F(2, 57)  =  0.789,  P  =  0.459