Many conditions have symptoms similar to dementia. Strokes, depression, excessive long-term alcohol consumption, infections, hormonal disorders, nutritional deficiencies and brain tumors can cause dementia-like symptoms. Many of these conditions can be treated, so it is important to differentiate dementia from other conditions.
Herbs and botanicals were most likely the first medicines known to man. We are familiar with the aromas of our most common herbs and botanicals, such as garlic, onions, peppermint, basil, lemons and limes.