How To Improve Memory Power And
Concentration Naturally At Home
What we read in whole day, only 10 or 15% of that we able to remember the next day. Often I hear that how to remember the thing you read.Often school children also complain that they can’t able to remember the thing they read.
The young boys and men also encounter the same problem. Most of the time when you read, you don’t remember all things exactly. Actually as the age increases , if we don’t strain our brain with reasoning and remembering excercise,our memory power began to decrease.
Memory is the important part of our life. Through it, we remember sweet relations, emotions with our loved ones. We also remember taste of various foods. Everybody is endowed with some amount of memory. If we read anything today, then after 3-4 hours, we remember only 90-80% of it. By next 2-3 days we forget the subject we had read altogether.
Tips To Improve Memory Power And Concentration
There are some people in the history of world, who is endowed with sharp memory. One of the prominent names among them is swami Vivekananda. He used to read the books by just turning the pages of any book. So from this, we can understand that sharp memory from birth is the gift of god and not everyone endowed with this. However there are some tips through which you can imrove your memory power and concentration.
1. In a Vedic scriptures it is said that your concentration power begins to decreases from 12 o’ clock in the afternoon, but from 12 o clock in the night, it begins to increase.
2. Although everybody has fixed time of reading, at which he feels comfortable and able to remember the things nicely. However as I told you above that your concentration increases during morning hours, therefore morning from 2 o clock to 10 am is considered best time to learn anything. As in morning your mind remains calm, free from any thought and disturbance.
3. Pictures are easy to remember therefore associate every learning with picture.
4. Almonds-Another interesting tip to increase memory power is to soak 3 to 4 Almonds in water in the night. In the morning, take out this soaked almonds and flat stone in kitchen or make paste of it in mixer with a little warm water. Now drink it as such.
5. There is some yoga exercises through which you can get sharp memory. These yoga exercises are very simple and can be followed in a home. They are-
Yoga to improve memory
Pranayam is the best medicine to increase the memory and concentration power.It is the yoga exercise in which you take deep breath,keep it inside for some time,then exhale it.Actually mind work very efficiently when there is enough supply of oxygen.So I will recommend you to start taking deep breath,as it will fill your every tissues in the body with oxygen and you will feel deep peace and rejuvenated.
Bharamri pranayam-This pranayam is best for increasing the memory power. It relieves your mental distress and keeps your mind calm. It increases blood flow in all the parts of mind which help in better concentration and remembrance power .For doing this pranayam, Sit in quite open place as shown in picture. Put the thumbs on two ears and other four fingers in eyes as shown in the image. First take deep breath slowly, while exhaling slowly, do humming side like bee with your lip closed. Exercise this inhaling and exhaling with humming sound 10-12 times. Do it regular in the morning for better result. Other benefits from it are like reduction of high blood pressure and other heart related disease.
Bhramri Pranayam by Ramdev Baba
Yog-nidra- Yog nidra is the technique that releases you from stress and calm your mind. It rejuvenates and gives a new life to you. You can normally do it during sleeping in night or in the morning. First stretch yourself like you do while sleeping. Now take deep breath. Concentrate in one breath in a part of body like in your palm and speak to yourself that all weariness in that body part is exhaling with the breath. Repeat it with every part of body. Lastly speak that your whole body is relaxing. Now with guided instruction from yoga qualified teacher, while going in yog nidra your friend read lesson from science, art or English subject. When you will get up from yog nidra. You will find that you remember every lesson you learned in yog-nidra. This yoga exercise will improve your concentration and memory power.
Brahmi or Bacopa monnieri–Brahmi or is best Ayurvedic medicine to increase concentration and memory power.Just take one spoonful of juice or capsule(vati) daily.Brahmi and brahmi oil has other benefits also.To know more the brahmi the ayurvedic medicine read brahmi hair oil- the best oil for good memory and cencentration.
Home Remedies to Boost Memory
Eats foods containing Omega-3 Fatty Acids. These foods contain DHA and EPA, docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid. Both DHA and EPA are fundamental to development, and critically necessary for the proper development of they eyes and brain.
Almonds are said to boost memory and stimulate the mind. A handful of almonds should be eaten everyday. Another memory improving almond remedy is preparing a paste of almonds, a bit of butter and sugar. This is said to help boost the memory and help calm the body.
Walnuts are regarded as the ultimate brain food due to their resemblance to the human brain. Make sure to consume a handful of walnuts daily.
Cinnamon is said to stimulate the memory. Sprinkle some cinnamon over your fruits or add some cinnamon to your tea.
Rosemary has long been used to boost memory. In fact, rosemary is commonly called the “herb of remembrance.” Rosemary is said to stimulate the mind and alleviate any fatigue. Make a rosemary tea and add to it some lemon juice.
Mix together a teaspoon of honey and 1/8th teaspoon of ground black pepper. Consume this everyday to hep increase memory.
Sage herb is said to help stimulate the mind and increase the ability to concentrate. Make a sage tea and sweeten with honey.
Tulsi leaves, holy basil, are extensively used in India as a memory enhancer. Make a tea using the tulsi leaves and enjoy everyday. Let the tea cool before consuming.
Prepare Brahmi tea by soaking Brahmi in boiling water. It is said to consume this tea cold and on an empty stomach.
It is believed that Ayurvedic herbs can help stimulate memory. For more information on Ayurvedic herbs like Shankhpushpi, Mandookparni, Brahmi and Ashwagandha, consult a sound Ayurvedic consultant.
Cumin seeds are said to be very effective in stimulating memory. Grind half a teaspoon of cumin seeds and mix with honey. Consume everyday.