Brahmi or Bacopa Monnieri is called as herb of grace in English. This herb has wonderful properties which are very beneficial for human health and improving capabilities of human mind and body. Brahmi is small creeping herb with numerous branches and it is found in marshy areas particularly near ponds and streams across India especially in Northern region. Its plant reaches a height of 4-5 feet and leaves are oval shaped. Brahmi is famous as food for brain, there are number of compounds found in this herb which are magical in improving functioning of brain and its interaction with other parts of the body through signals.
Brahmi is diuretic and tonic for physical health and also for improving nervous system. It has antioxidant properties and blood purifying capabilities. It is used as treatment for cardio-vascular problems and it is mild in its effects which makes it usable for old age people and children too. Brahmi so far have shown no side effects even after prolonged use, it is very capable Nitric oxide balancer, medically it has been proven that excessive secretion of nitric oxide is equally dangerous as too little which can cause several neurological problems, Brahmi works as capable treatment for such problems.
Brahmi or Bacopa Monnieri has immense uses and is beneficial in various conditions to cure diseases and disorders, apart from this it is also an excellent supplement for promoting sound mental health. It is extremely beneficial herb to increase mental agility and alertness, memory, ability to learn new skills and grasp new information, it promotes mental relaxation to calm the mind and inhibits over activity of brain, helps students in better academic performance by improving concentration, ability to focus and memory recall. It is highly recommended for children suffering with Attention Deficit Hyper Disorder.
Since Brahmi is a capable herb for improving mental health and promote mental relaxation hence it provides beneficial effects in curing problems related to mental stress like frequent mental fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, lack of focus and amnesia. Bacopa Monnieri is a valuable herbal brain tonic used in the preparation of Brain O Brain memory enhancing supplement.
Brahmi is an excellent Nitric Oxide balancer and it is used in treatments of epilepsy, psychosis, mental disorders, treating hyperactivity in young children and to cure signs of age-related mental decline.
This herb can pacify two humors of the human body Pitta and Kapha and due to these properties it very effectively alleviates problems like bronchitis, chronic cough, infection in lungs, hoarseness and asthma.
Bacopa Monnieri is very beneficial in treating arthritis, backache, rheumatic pain and also relieves the problems related to fluid retention. It is a very good blood purifier and on topical use can cure various skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, ulceration and abscess.
Brahmi works as capable digestive aid and cures frequent fevers, it is good for promoting sound growth of hair and healthy nails and also nourishes the skin. Bacopa Monnieri has medicinal properties to treat cardio-vascular problems like edema and bleeding disorders, treat respiratory disorders and cleanse urinary system.
Its antioxidant properties support optimum blood flow to all parts of the body removing problems of low energy levels and its Galactagogue effects increase production of milk in the body of lactating mother.
Other names of Bacopa Monnieri: Bacopa, Bacopa Monniera, Brahmi, Neer Brahmi, Pennell, Water Hyssop, Herpestis Monniera, Thyme-Leaved Gratiola, Nirubrahmi, Puli, Sambrani Chettu, Kolpuli, Jalnaveri, Jalanimba