|Bacopa Monnieri, Herpestis Moniera
Bacopa Monnierri is a known revitaliser for the nerves and the brain cells. It improves both short term and long term memory and Strengthens adrenal processes that facilitate carbohydrate metabolism.
Whole plant of Bacopa Monnierri is used in Ayurvedic, Unani and Siddha systems of medicine as a nervine tonic, diuretic and blood purifier. It clears voice and improves digestion. It is cold sweet, astringent, diu- retic, laxative and a tonic for heart and nerves. It is indicated in dermatosis, anaemia, diabetes, AARAM, dropsy, fever, arthritis, anorexia, dyspepsia, emaciation and insanity. It helps eliminate excess fluids, de- creases fatigue and depression, useful for connective tissue disorders, kidney stones, and poor appetite and sleep disorders.
Paste of Bacopa Monnierri juice applied on joints in Amavata may be very effective to reduce the symp- toms. Its powder and juice can be used as a powerful memory booster.