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Bacopa Monnieri, Brahmi

Other Names:  Bacopa Monnieri, (also called Brahmi in South India), Thyme leaved Gratiola, Water Hyssop, Herb of Grass, Indian Pennywort, Herpestis Monnieri
Traditional Usages: ADHD, Dementia, IBS, Alzheimer, Alopecia, Anemia, Tonic, Boost Memory, Fatigue, Flatulence, Nervous Disorder
Resources: South and Eastern India, Australia, Europe, Africa, Asia,North and South America
Parts Used: Whole Plant
Health Warning: Always seek medical advice before taking this herb

Bacopa Monnieri - Natural remedy for Autism: Bacopa monnieri is also known as water hyssop, brahmi and thyme-leafed gratiola. It contains antioxidants which help to improve concentration and learning ability. The syrup made from this medicinal herb and which is equivalent to 12 grams of crude powder gives significant reduction in anxiety symptoms, level of disability and fatigue. It also increases memory. Bacopa Monnieri extract in the dose of 20-40 milligrams can be taken once daily for five days.

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