Tagar is nootropic (medhya, mastishka-shamaka), anticonvulsant (akshepa-hara), anti-spasmodic (akshepa-hara), analgesic (vedena-sthapana). It is used for the management of various neurological and psychiatric disorders like anxiety neurosis (chinta, manodvega), convulsive disorders (apasmara), spasmodic pain (udara-shula) etc. Valeriana wallichii (Valerianaceae) is an indigenous medicinal and aromatic plant of Himalayan region and that is widely exploited for its roots and rhizomes which contain valepotriates and valerinic acids (with putative pharmacological activities). It is used as ethno-medicine for the treatment of habitual constipation, insomnia, epilepsy, neurosis, anxiety, diuretic, hepatoprotective, analgesic and cytotoxic, antispasmodic, anticonvulsant, nematicidal, anti-inflammatory, etc. Several phytoconstituents have been isolated from different parts of the plant belonging to the category volatile oils, iridoids, alkaloids and flavonoids. In another study, it demonstrated antidepressant effect.
Brahmi enhances cognitive performance (medhya), reduces anxiety and depression, and improves memory (smriti-prada). Bacopa monnieri, a traditional Ayurvedic medicine, used for centuries as a memory enhancing, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, sedative and antiepileptic agent. The plant, plant extract and isolated bacosides (the major active principles) have been extensively investigated in several laboratories for their neuro-pharmacological effects and a number of reports are available confirming their nootropic action. In addition, researchers have evaluated the anti-inflammatory, cardiotonic and other pharmacological effects of BM preparations/extracts.
MENTOCALM Tablet is a first line remedy for the management of anxiety neurosis. Whereas, ELEVA Tablet is a first line remedy for the management of depression. However, if a patient has associated depression too that MENTOCALM is unable to control on its own, ELEVA Tablet should also be added to it. Similarly, if a patient of depression is having anxiety that ELEVA Tablet alone is unable to control, the MENTOCALM Tablet should be added.