“Brahmi Ghrita is the best rejuvenation of the mind and the heart which should be kept in every home”
- David Frawley (The Yoga of Herbs: An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine)
Brahmi is a Sanskrit word that refers to awareness and consciousness. And aptly so, the two herbs that have been named Brahmi, Centella Asiatica and Bacopa monnieri promote nervous system activities and help the mind to get more aware. The herb Centella Asiatica is also popularly known by its Sinhalese name, Gotu Kola. Brahmi is also known to give a youthful appearance and an overall freshness of the mind and soul.
Benefits of Brahmi
Here are some of the benefits of Brahmi:
1. Makes you sleep better
Brahmi helps you to sleep better at night while being more active during the day. This helps you to perform day to day tasks better without feeling tiredness.
2. Strengthens Memory
It is known to strengthen memory and increase awareness. This is because Brahmi is known to affect the nervous system, directly increasing brain activity.
3. Makes hair healthier
Brahmi makes skin and hair healthier. It is also known to support healthy blood cells.
4. Improves mental state
Brahmi is also used by a lot of people to maintain a balanced emotional state. It reduces stress and exhaustion leading to an improved mental state.
Brahmi is used as a juice to relieve tension.
It is also available in capsule and tablet form that can be taken along with water.
Brahmi Nutritional Value
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Brahmi juice can be taken in 10-20 ml doses per day. Capsules and tablets are also available which can be taken in 250-500 mg doses per day.
- Brahmi can cause dry mouth and thirst.
- It can also cause nausea and indigestion.
- Bacopa may cause an increased level of thyroid hormone levels.