Overview

Toothed clubmoss is an herb. People use it to make medicine.

Toothed clubmoss is used for Alzheimer disease, general memory disorders, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use.

Be careful not to confuse toothed clubmoss with the chemical called huperzine A. Toothed clubmoss contains small amounts of huperzine A. But huperzine A is also sold as a supplement.

How does it work ?

Toothed clubmoss might help increase the level of a brain chemical that is low in patients with memory disorders. It may also protect brain cells against certain poisons.

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