The seeds contain fatty acids and alkaloids, and have sedative and antidepressant actions.In Ayurvedic medicine the seeds are used to sharpen the memory and the seed oil is used as a tonic for memory loss. These activities may be due to its neuroprotective actions. A study in rats suggested that the aqueous extract of C. paniculatus seed has dose-dependent cholinergic activity, thereby improving rodent memory performance.
This listing is for 45 grams of wildharvested celastrus seeds.
These seeds are FRESH AND VIABLE. Harvested May 2017