The Bacopa Monnieri has been used in traditional medicine for a very long time. This nootropic herb is known to provide cognitive enhancement and longevity. Memory function is enhanced and anxiety is minimised with the supplementation of this herbal extract. Considered as one of the most powerful brain supplements, the Bacopa Monnieri also known as Bramhi has been used in ancient ayurvedic treatment for addressing asthma, tumours, inflammation and leprosy. Its natural nootropic substances are a speculation even for recent science.
The plant thrives in bog-like conditions and is a creeping perennial herb. Having been used extensively for more than 7000 years (yeah! You read that right!) it is also referred to as Water Hyssop, Indian pennywort and herb of grace. Even traditional Chinese medicine has extensive mentions of the herb.
The Bramhi is predominant in the alkaloids brahmine and herpestine. It also contains saponins, betulic acid, hersaponin and monnierin.
The extracts acts as
Treats epilepsy, asthma
Aids in the treatment of insanity
Aperient agent and diuretic agent
Has anti-cancer activities
It strengthens the hair follicles and inhibits the formation of dandruff
Helps in scalp nourishment and prevents alopecia
The herb also reduces hair loss due to stress