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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.
 Uses:
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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