Brahmi also known as Bacopa is a plant that is extensively used in Ayurveda. A creeper and a perennial herb, Brahmi has been in usage for generations and is widely recommended by Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and other alternative medicines across the world. Western world refers to Brahmi as water hyssop, however, it should not be confused with Gotu Kola (centella asiatica). Brahmi is a powerhouse of valuable alkaloids and triterpene saponins that can help stimulate brain chemicals for sharper thinking, memory and learning.
Brahmi is basically known for its legendary mind enhancing and nervous system soothing effects. It is useful to help nourish the brain and to pacify mind. Brahmi is renowned to have useful effects in epilepsy, help remove toxins and act as a stress reliever. It is also useful in urinary diseases and is a powerful anti stress agent. It is also believed to help in cognitive abilities.