Brahmi is known to be herb that helps in improving as well as increase concentration levels and is especially suggested for students while appearing for examinations. It helps in keeping mental calmness as well as effective in terms of treating mental imbalances and emotional disturbances. The Brahmi herb helps in giving relief from insomnia and is extremely beneficial for anxiety and mental fatigue thus relaxing your mind.
Brahmi is known to have a long history of being an excellent remedy for the brain as well as mental stress in Ayurveda. It is widely used for its effects in terms of blood circulation that helps in promoting efficient functions of the liver, lungs and the kidney. The traditional uses of the
Brahmi herb is mentioned below.
- Memory enhancer
- Mental and physical fatigue
- Inflammatory conditions
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Increase sex drive
- High cholesterol levels
- Coughs and hoarseness
In Indian Ayurvedic medicine, the Brahmi herb is known to be used as a brain tonic. It has a naturally occurring nitric oxide which according to various studies have positive effects on brain activity Besides Brahmi also possess backsides that helps in releasing nitric oxide thus relaxing the aorta as well as veins allowing smooth blood flow that nourishes the nerve cells thereby improving the cognitive capability, promote mental clarity and focus.
At the same time, the Brahmi herb is not free from side effects. Excessive usage of it might result in nausea, dry mouth or weakness. It can potentially cause increased thyroid hormone levels as well as decreased sperm counts. You should also avoid taking Brahmi in case you have a thyroid condition and is under thyroid replacement therapies as well as other medications that might affect thyroid function. In case you are considering taking Brahmi to avail its benefits, have the prior advice of an Ayurvedic practitioner.