But as we get older, it gets harder for us to stay focused amid all of life’s distractions… and pay attention to more than one thing at any given time.
Any lapse in that focus can be DEADLY… especially when you’re in the driver’s seat.
Behind the wheel, you’ve got to obey the rules of the road… watch out for pedestrians, bicyclists, and deer jumping out in front of you… AND dodge other drivers cutting you off…
All while operating a 2-ton piece of machinery.
It’s the ultimate example of multi-tasking.
And your life depends on staying your SHARPEST… at ALL times.
You can’t afford for your reflexes to be compromised.
Fortunately, there’s a neuroprotective nutrient that can beat back brain fog… clear out the clutter… and keep you laser-focused on the task at hand.
Get back to the top of your game
They’re some of the most ancient trees on the planet.
They were on Earth even before bees were!
I’m talking about magnolia trees – and no doubt, they’re beautiful.
That’s why they’re often included in bridal bouquets, especially in the American South, where the Magnolia grandiflora grows native.
This type of magnolia tree was so favored by President Andrew Jackson… he planted one in a prominent position at The White House in our nation’s capital, where it stood for 200 years.
But magnolia trees were TREASURED way before that – and in ancient China, too.
They weren’t just regarded as a symbol of beauty and grace… but also as a source of healing.
Traditional Chinese Medicine has used a form of magnolia bark its practitioners call “houpu” (Magnolia officinalis) for THOUSANDS of years.
And modern research has revealed that the bark, seed cones, and leaves of trees belonging to the genus Magnolia contain a memory-boosting “wood nutrient” – or lignan – known as honokiol.
Your body can easily absorb and use it, as its molecules are SO tiny… they can cross the blood-brain barrier.
And once they reach your brain, they enact their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powers.
BOTH those actions can help SABOTAGE nerve cell damage and death… and PROMOTE the growth of NEW nerve cells (a.k.a. “neurite outgrowth”).
Honokiol has got yet another trick up its sleeve…
Because it ALSO acts on receptors for the brain chemical GABA. That means honokiol can not only make you feel calmer… but it can also STRENGTHEN your memory.
Specifically, studies have shown that GABA could improve working memory.
Imagine being able to PRESERVE your train of thought… END confusion and distractions… and STAY sharp as a tack!
With a balanced amount of GABA surging through your brain, you might even be able to juggle MULTIPLE tasks… just like you did when you were at the top of your game in school or at work!
The Chinese drink magnolia tea… but you can also find honokiol (a.k.a. magnolia bark extract) in supplement form.
It’s a fat-soluble nutrient, so you may need to take it with food. Get yours from a maker you trust and follow the directions on the bottle.