Brahmi from Himalaya: An effective alternative remedy to enhance memory
Brahmi or Bacopa monnieri is an herb used since ancient time to benefit brain functioning, increases concentration, enhances memory and reduces stress related anxiety. It is used to treat several mental disorders.
Brahmio is a considered as rejuvenating herb for nerve and brain cells which plays a very important role in age related cognitive behavior. Brahmi is a nervine tonic that enhances learning, academic performance and improves mental ability.
Benefits of Brahmi:
- Brahmi helps in soothing the brain.
- Brahmi is an effective herbal remedy for healthy brain functioning.
- Brahmi is a brain tonic that helps, improve concentration, alertness, mental clarity and consciousness.
- Brahmi is very effective for treatment of insomnia
- Brahmi is also used as blood purifier, and to treat fevers, inflammations, joint pains and a variety of skin problems.
- Brahmi is a very useful to normalize blood pressure level.
- Brahmi is also useful to treat disorders like coughs, allergies, arthritis, asthma etc.
- It helps to reduce age related senility
- It reduces anxiety and restlessness
- It supports the physiological processes involved in relaxation
Active chemical constituent:
Brahmi contains the alkaloids brahmine, herpestine and nicotine. It also contains saponins, monnierin and hersaponin. Hersaponin possesses cardiotonic and sedative properties. It also contains Bacosides A and B which possesses hemolytic activity.
The Brahmi whole herb is used for various medical purposes. It is potent nervous tonic with Diuretic, Cardiac activity. A lot of research is going on to prove the efficiency of Brahmi. According to Alternative Medicine Review (March 2004), “Recent research has focused primarily on Bacopa’s cognitive effects, specifically memory, learning, and concentration, and results support the traditional Ayurvedic claims.”
Brahmi is recommended to treat Dementia in elderly patients. Till date no any side effects have been reported in any scientific journal. This comes in capsule form, recommended to take 1 capsule twice a day. This is one of the best rejuvenating natural herb supplements for proper brain functioning.