Is BRAHMI a stress reducing tonic and memory enhancer
Brahmi, (Jalnaveri, Jalanimba, Sambrani chettu, thyme-leaved gratiola)
Brahmi or Bacopa, is a succulent creeper found throughout India. It is the foremost brain tonic herb of the Ayurvedic healing system used primarily as a nerve tonic, to treat insomnia and nervous tension. Brahmi contains saponins which have been shown to strengthen the nervous system, and decrease insomnia.
In 2002, a grant was given by the National Institute of Health (NIH) to the neurology team at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine and other researchers to evaluate the herbal remedy of Centella asiatica (brahmi) as a treatment that may alter the degenerative effects of Alzheimer disease, a major cause of loss of memory or reasoning due to gradual loss of nerve cells in the brain.
Brahmi is a well-known drug in the Ayurvedic medical tradition in india, and is used in many Ayurvedic herbal preparations. It has been traditionally used to t ...more