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Memory Mate Review – Is it Effective?

By Sasha de Beausset Aparicio, MSc

Reviewed by Rebecca Williams, MD, MA, MB, BChir

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Evidence Based | Overview | Nutrition Info | Pros & Cons | Precautions | Cost | Directions | Verdict

Memory Mate is marketed as a dietary supplement aimed at improving brain function. Through a proprietary combination of ingredients such as the Soy Activation Complex and other potent ingredients (such as Vinpocetine, Hurpezine A and DMAE) the formula acts to improve circulation to the brain and thus increase mental performance.

The company manufacturing this product is Health Goji Juice. The company also manufactures a number of vitamin and mineral supplements, weight loss products or herbal remedies. There is a 60-day money-back guarantee available on all company products.

Memory Mate also contains the Ultra Soy Delivery Complex, which, according to the manufacturer allows for a fast and complete disintegration of tablets, making the nutrients available to the body at peak levels.


1) Quick Overview

Memory Mate is a blend of herbal ingredients, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients designed to provide optimal brain health.

According to the manufacturer, the formula does not contain solvents, sugar, salt, yeast, corn, dairy products, flavoring, wheat preservatives, pesticides or herbicides making the product a natural and low allergenic potential choice.

Vinpocetine, Bacopa Monnieri (or Brahmi) and Hurpezine A are some of the most important ingredients and have been the subject of a number of clinical and scientific researched designed prove their level and mechanism of impact on memory and other brain functions.

Vinpocetine is an extract from the leaves of a plant called periwinkle. Studies have revealed that Vinpocetine can improve blood flow to the brain; therefore it is used as memory enhancer in brain supplements like Focus Factor. It’s even included in the prevention treatment conditions that impair learning, memory and information processing skills (like Alzheimer’s disease or senility).

Bacopa Monnieri is an Indian Ayurvedic origin plant used as a natural help in relieving stress and anxiety and for improving memory for more than 3,000 years. Studies of modern medicine have revealed a number of associated side effects such as gastrointestinal problems, dryness, irregular heartbeats and fatigue, although rare.

The manufacturer mentions no Memory Mate side effects, but advises patients to check with a physician prior to beginning treatment. Consumer testimonials could not be identified.

Nutrition Info

2) Ingredients of Memory Mate

Memory Mate includes the following ingredients: Thiamin, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic acid, Zinc, Standardized Brahmi leaf and Stem extract, Herbal Brain Factors (Foti root, Ginger root, Gotu Kola leaf, Schizandra Berry, Eleuthero root), Soy Active Complex (Phosphatidylcholine, Phosphatidylinositol, Phosphatidylethanolamine, L-Glutamine Phosphatidylcephalin, Phosphatidylserine), DMAE, Standardized Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Vinpocetine, Hurpezine A, Soy polysaccharides, and Calcium hydrogen phosphate.

3) Does Memory Mate Work?

Promoted as an effective combination of vitamins, phospholipids, and herb extracts, Memory Mate should provide the nutrients required for memory and concentration enhancement. One of the ingredients is Ginkgo Biloba.

Research has shown that Ginkgo has been used especially in North America and China for its beneficial properties. Among these, the most reliable are improving the memory, enhancing blood circulation and treating diseases like Alzheimer and sexual dysfunctions. The active compounds from Ginkgo Biloba thin the blood, thus improving the muscle tone from the walls of the blood vessels. On the other hand, these compounds might affect the blood clotting. Therefore people with bleeding problem or epilepsy should avoid consumption of Ginkgo-based remedies. Side effects include digestive problems, muscle weakness, and excessive bleeding.

Another beneficial ingredient found in Memory Mate is Huperzine A. It represents a purified substance which is obtained from Chinese club moss. It typically contains tens of chemical ingredients because, within its production process, many laboratory manipulations occur. This substance has been used to treat problems such as memory impairments due to age, Alzheimer’s and Myasthenia gravis (a muscle disease). Also, its beneficial properties are related to learning and memory improvement as well as increasing energy and alertness levels. Common unwanted effects include diarrhea, blurred vision, loss of appetite, high blood pressure, and cramping.

There are no online testimonials regarding the effectiveness of Memory Mate. Thus customers can only rely on manufacturer website and ingredients specifications.

Pros & Cons

4) Memory Mate: Pros and Cons

  • The formula contains mainly herbal ingredients
  • No allergenic ingredients (gluten, dairy, peanut or shellfish) or artificial additives
  • 60-day money-back guarantee

5) Precautions of Memory Mate Use

  • No research study or empirical evidence to support the product’s effectiveness
  • Relatively high price (approximately $45 for a 20-day or a 30-day supply)

6) How Much Does Memory Mate Cost?

Memory Mate is found for purchase either on manufacturer website or other online or offline retailers. Its price is average, especially in comparison with similar dietary supplements. When bought in larger quantities, its price can drop at half the initial price or even less. A bottle is sufficient for a month treatment. A bottle contains 60 tablets.


7) Directions For Taking Memory Mate

The recommended dosage is one or two to three tablets/day, usually taken with meals.


8) Our Verdict on Memory Mate

Memory Mate is a dietary supplement advertised as a support for brain function. The main ingredients are highly-popular herbal extracts and a number of essential vitamins and minerals. Many of these ingredients have been subject of tests and research studies which concluded to their effectiveness in brain-function-related areas.

The manufacturer offers a 60-day money-back guarantee, although we could not find the legal framework and conditions under which guarantee is applied.Consumer reviews lack, therefore a complete picture of the product’s actual effectiveness or side effects cannot be done.

For cautionary reasons we recommend, as always, that you see a healthcare provider before deciding to start treatment.

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