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Bacopa Monniera(Brahmi)

Common Name: Herpestis Monnieria, Thyme Leaved Gratiola, Brahmi.
Plant name: Bacopa Monniera.
Chemical constituents:  Brahmi herb contains the alkaloids brahmine, herpestatine and a mixture of three bases. Brahmine is highly toxic. The herb also contains saponins, monnierin.
It is Diuretic, Cardiac, Nervine and Tonic.
 It is reported to improve intellect, treatment of asthma, hoarseness, insanity, epilepsy.
 It is a potent nervous tonic and is anti anxiety agent. It is considered good for heart.

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