Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants

Herbs - Medicinal plants usage and Identification Data base

Herbs - Medicinal plants usage and Identification Data base

Bacopa monnieri - BRAMHI (using in South India as Bramhi)

Bacopa monnieri - BRAMHI (using in South India as Bramhi)


Botanical Name—
Bacopa Monnieri (Linn.) Pennell (B. monnieria (L.) Wetst; Herpestis monnieria (L.) Kunth; Gratiola monniera L.)

 

 Bacopa monnieri - BRAMHI (using in South India as Bramhi)

 

 


Habitat:
Throughout the plains of
India in damp marshy areas.
English Thyme-leaved Gratiola.
Ayurvedic Braahmi, Aindri, Nirbraahmi,
Kapotavankaa, Bhaarati,
Darduradalaa, Matsyaakshaka,
Shaaluraparni, Mandukaparni (also
equated with Centella asiatica Linn.,

 

Bacopa monnieri - BRAMHI (using in South India as Bramhi)


Action:
Adaptogenic, astringent,
diuretic, sedative, potent nervine
tonic, anti-anxiety agent (improves
mental functions, used in insanity,
epilepsy), antispasmodic (used in
bronchitis, asthma and diarrhoea).

 

Bacopa monnieri - BRAMHI (using in South India as Bramhi)

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