Thursday, September 10, 2009

Bacopa monnieri




Botanical name : Bacopa monnieri (Linn.) Pennell
Family : Scrophulariaceae

SANSKRIT SYNONYMS
Brahmi, Trayamana, Seetakamini, Trayanthi, Bhekaparni

AYURVEDIC PROPERTIES
Rasa : Kashaya, Tikta
Guna : Lakhu, Teekshna
Virya : Seeta
Vipaka: Madhura
Prabhava: Medhya

PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English : Brahmi
Hindi : Brabmbhi
Malayalam : Brahmi

PLANT DESCRIPTION
Annual creeper grows sticky on ground. Leaves simple, opposite, decussate, sessile, entire, obovate-oblong entire, fleshy and about 1 cm length. Flowers are whitish of bluish white, solitary, arises from the axils. Fruits contain many seeds.

MEDICINAL PROPERTIES
Plant pacifies vitiated vata, pitta, skin diseases, neuralgia, inflammations, epilepsy, insanity, ulcers, splenomegali, flatulence, fever, and general debility.
Useful part : Plant as a whole

2 comments:

  1. I’m a plant lover and trying to find seeds from this little plant from India ( Mukkutti or Biophytum sensitivum), maybe you can help me with my search. I understand, that there is two varieties of this plant (Yellow and White).

    http://mukkutti-biophytumsensitivum.blogspot.com


    Let me know how much it will be, and I will send you the money thru Western Union.
    Thank you very much.

    Guido Alvarez
    guidoalvarezcorrea@yahoo.com
    Florida 142 suite 1C
    Capital Federal 1005
    Buenos Aires, Argentina

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