Latin Names Bacopa monnieri (L.)Pennel /
Herpestis monnieria (L.)H.B&K.
English Name Thyme-leaved Gratiola
Sanskrit / Indian Name Brahmi
Bacopa monnieri is a small, creeping herb that contains the alkaloids brahmine, herpestine, and a mixture of three bases. It also contains the saponins monnierin, hersaponin, bacoside A, and bacoside B.
The entire plant constitutes the well-known drug Brahmi. The drug is astringent, bitter, and cooling, and reportedly improves the intellect. It is used in Ayurveda for the treatment of asthma, hoarseness, insanity, and epilepsy and is also a potent nerve tonic, cardiotonic, aperient, and diuretic. It acts as an anti-anxiety agent and also calms restlessness in children and is used in several mental disorders.
The alcoholic extract of the plant is useful as a tranquilizer in rats and dogs. It is also useful for smooth musculature relaxation and as an antispasmodic. The alcoholic extract of the plant affected cerebral amino acid levels in mice, acetylcholinesterase activity of mice, cerebral tissues, and mouse brain. The extract was also anti-cancer. Treatment with the plant produced improvement in maze learning in albino rats.
Brahmi is a nervine tonic that enhances learning, academic performance, and improves mental ability.
It improves certain brain chemicals that are involved in thinking, learning, and memory, thus enhancing cognitive abilities.
It is used in
Behavioral disorders and
1-2 tablets twice daily or as directed by your physician.
Please maintain an hour’s gap between the intake of our products and other allopathic drugs.
* Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.
The chromatograph is representative of the quality and consistency of the drug. Every single capsule of Himalaya Pure Herbs has identical chromatographs, indicative of the highest standards of quality maintained by us. The pure herb bought by you anywhere in the world provides you with the same goodness.
Bhakuni, D.S., et.al., Screening of Indian Plants for biological activity, Part II, Indian J. Exp. Biol., 1969, 7, 250.
Ganguly, D.K. and Malhotra, C.L., Some behavioral effects of an active fraction from H. Monnier, Indian J. Med. Res., 1967, 55, 473.
Benefits of the Herb:
Facts derived from Ayurveda texts and modern research:
Brahmi literally means ‘that which improves intelligence’.
The herb enhances memory by improving the production of certain brain chemicals involved in thinking, learning, and memory.
Brahmi helps calm the mind, promote clarity of thought, and memory consolidation.
The herb consists of potent antioxidant neuroprotective properties that modulate key enzymes involved in the generation and scavenging of brain cells. This helps reduce unnatural age-related brain degeneration.
Improving mental agility, memory, and learning in young adults and working professionals
Preventing age-associated memory problems in the elderly
Good to Know:
It is advisable to consult your physician before you start using the product in these situations:
Conditions which require special medical care
Specific contraindications that have not been identified
Please consult your physician if symptoms persist.