Sanskrit/Nepali Name: BRAHMI
This herb spreads on ground and its stems and small leaves are succulent. Roots arise on the modes of the stem also. Flowers arise in the axils of the leaves and are borne on short pedicles. One of the five colors and about 1cm across.
This herb is found in moist or wet places such as on borders of water channels, irrigated fields.
alkaloids, mannitol, saponin, sterols, Brahmin, herpestine etc.
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 fort heart.
Brahmi Grita, sarasvatarista etc.