Brahmi/Bacopa (Bacopa monniera) is an excellent rejuvenative for the mind and nervous system. It is one of two herbs commonly known as the legendary “Brahmi” of the ancient Ayurvedic texts (the other being Brahmi/Gotu Kola). In Vedic philosophy, Brahman is the name for the universal consciousness. Brahmi is a derivation of Brahman that literally means “energy of universal consciousness”. A worthy name for an amazing herb that has been used for centuries to promote memory, intelligence and concentration. Bacopa supports the proper function of the brain and nerves, bringing balance to the nervous system while promoting clarity and awareness. It is also commonly used externally in a base of sesame oil as a special massage oil that calms and soothes the mind and nerves.
Promotes blood circulation; tonic for the brains, opposes epileptic fits, calming, Anxiety and Depression. Ayurveda considers Brahmi as one of the best herbs for the brain functions, neurology and psychiatry. It is Kashaya Tikta / Astringent, Bitter in taste, Light and sharp in properties and cooling in potency. Its unique effect / Prabhava is Brain tonic / Medhya. Bacopa is traditionally used as an anti-anxiety remedy.
Extract and powder from: Bacopa monnieri (Brahmi)
Direction for Use:
1 tablet twice a day or as prescribed by your health practitioner.
Please consult with your health care practitioner prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant or nursing, taking medications, or have a medical condition. Keep out of the reach of children.
- Rasa or Taste: Tikta or bitter.
- Guna or Qualities: Laghu or light.
- Virya or Potency: Ushna or hot.
- Vipaka or Taste Conversion After Digestion: Katu or pungent.
- Prabhava or Special Effect: The prabhava of brahmi is medhya (cognition enhancement)