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Bacopa Monniera
Brahmi herb


Botanical Name : BACOPA MONNIERA 


Part Used : WHOLE PLANT 

Habitat : Grows in Marshy places and cultivated South India. 

Uses : It is Diuretic, Cardiac, Nervine and Tonic. It is reported to improve intellect, treatment of asthma, hoarseness, insanity, epilepsy. It is a potent nervous tonic
and is anti anxiety agent. It is considered good for heart. 
Bacopa monnieri is a perennial, creeping herb whose habitat includes wetlands and muddy shores. Common names include Water Hyssop and brahmi (note: brahmi
is also the Ayurvedic name given to Centella asiatica and other herbs). 

The leaves of this plant are succulent and relatively thick. Leaves are oblanceolate and are arranged oppositely on the stem. The flowers are small and white, with
four or five petals. Its ability to grow in water makes it a popular aquarium plant. It can even grow in slightly brackish conditions. Propagation is often achieved
through cuttings. 

It commonly grows in marshy areas throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan, and is also found in Florida and other southern states where it can be grown
in damp conditions by the pond or bog garden.

Brahmi herb is a hardy, perennial ground covering plant. It grows to 6 inches in height, with small, oval-shaped leaves that form in pairs along the stems. It has tubular, white flowers that bear five petals that have a faint tinge of blue on the outside of the petals.

It can bloom for many months of the year. It grows floating in the waters of tropical marshes and wetlands of Florida, Central America, and India.

Brahmi herb has gained world wide recognition as a memory booster, for promoting mind alertness and is widely used as an antioxidant and in improving the brain cell functions.

It is used as a herbal brain tonic to rejuvenate the body and as a nerve tonic to promote the memory. It helps to overcome the negative effects of stress and improves the memory. It induces a sense of calm and peace for those who suffer from stress and nervous anxiety while at the same time invigorates the mental processes.

The herb is used for cleansing the blood, has an extremely positive effect on blood circulation and the function of the liver, lungs and kidneys. It is also believed to stimulate hair, skin, and nail growth.

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7.Boswellia Serrata 8.Calamus 9.Cassia Angustifolia 10.Cassia Fistula 11.Cassia Tora 12.Centella Asiatica
13.Datura Stramonium 14.Hyocyamus Niger 15.Emblica Officinalis 16.Ephedra Vulgaris 17.Guggul 18.Gymnema Sylvestre
19.Hedychium 20.Henna 21.Liquorice 22.Moringa Oleifera 23.Mucuna Pruriens 24.Papaver Somniferum
25.Pudina 26.Psyllium Husk 27.Pterocarpus Marsupium 28.Punica Granatum 29.Quince 30.Rhubarb
31.Safed Musli 32.Sarsaparilla 33.Syzygium Cumini 34.Juglans Regia 35.Terminalia Arjuna 36.Terminalia Belerica
37.Terminalia Chebula 38.Tinospora Cordifolia 39.Tribulus Terrestris 40.Valeriana Wallichii 41.Vinca Rosea 42.Zingiber Officinalis
43.Drugs & Cosmetic Act, 1940
44.Good Manufacturing Practices of Ayurveda
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