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Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) | Intro | Benefits

10 Super Benefits of Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) (ब्राह्मी)

Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) Introduction:

In each and every aspect of life, to get success, it is very essential to be mentally fit and healthy. Brahmi is a divine herb that plays a significant role to increase mental power. Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) is a healthy tonic for the mind used to increase concentration power in children and improve memory strength. It is named Brahmi due to having a property “BUDDHIVARDHAK”. Due to continuous mental work,s stress, and pressure, one’s mental efficiency degrades, Brahmi usage gives incredible results for them.

There is another kind of Brahmi known as Bacopa aka somvalli, Sarasvati, Brahmi-jalneem (ब्राह्मी-जलनीम) which also occupy the “BUDDHIVARDHAK” property. Both differ in shape and size. Brahmi (mandookparni) is an extremely soft creeper that seemed like a frog, hence named mandookparni. It is found in reservoirs of the whole of India.

Externally Brahmi is a land-spreading, long, and low fragrant creeper with small roots. leaves are circular, 1-6 cm diameter in size, rough from both sides, and lightly aromatic. The floral period is from April to June.

Common Names of Brahmi

Botanical Name

Centella Asiatica

Brahmi leaves(Mandookparni)

  

English

Indian Pennywort

Hindi

ब्राह्मी- मण्डूकपर्णी

Sanskrit

Mandukparni, maduki, divya, supriya, darduicha

Other

Moti brahmi, lambak, thankafani, golpat, karivana, kondagal, ballo, vondelaga, manimuni, ghodaapre

Family

Apiaceae

 

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Brahmi (mandookparni)
Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) benefits herbal arcade
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Ayurvedic Properties (Gun-dharm)  of Brahmi 

Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and pitta dosha

Rasa (Taste)

Tikta(bitter), kashaya(astringent)

Guna (Qualities)

Laghu(light)

Virya (Potency)

Sheetal(cold)

Vipka(Post Digestion Effect)

Madhur(sweet)

Others

Analgesic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antistress, anticancer, antitumor, depurative, immunomodulatory, nervine, sedative, brain-tonic

 

Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) Benefits and Usage

Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) magical benefits for mental disease

In today’s lifestyle full of mental pressures such as constant thinking, mental fatigue, over-worrying, and stress, as a result, we take seductive drugs. overlong we feel less mental clarity, Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) boost up mental confusion and stress, increase concentration, revitalize neurons, and oxygenates the brain.

Brahmi for Memory improvement

make 3-gram Brahmi powder, 3 gm shankhpushpi equal amount of almond, and one-fourth part black pepper powder. Take one mixture daily in the morning with milk or water to increase memory power.

Insanity (Unmada)

prepare a mixture of 3 grams of Brahmi, 3 gm shankhpushpi, 2 crushed black pepper, 3 almonds, and 25 grams of rock sugar (Mishri), blend it into the water, strain this mixture, add ice if you want Drinking this delicious mixture daily in morning-evening, helps in reducing insanity.

Retention Deterioration (Apasmara)

according to Ayurveda, Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) is used to promote intellectual ability and perception power of retention ability. Make a paste of 3 gm fresh herb with a small quantity of cow milk cream, This paste is advised to eat with milk empty stomach early morning.

Anxiety

mandukparni(Brahmi) exerts anxiolytic action due to the presence of triterpenoids in it. It improves mental functions and alleviates anxiety. Make a powder of Brahmi, shankhpushpi, Mukta pishti, jatamansi, gives promising results.

Eye disorder

pouring 2-3 drops of  Brahmi leaves juice into eyes. It will increase eyesight.

 for the throat

Brahmi is reputed to improve the power of speech, and poetic imagination soaks an equal amount of Brahmi, rudraksha, shankhpushpi with 5 times water, strain. Drinking this mixture will help to make the voice clear.

Brahmi for Urinary disease

Brahmi has diuretic properties and increases the passing of urine. taking two spoon juice of Brahmi Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) one spoon rock sugar (mishri) with buttermilk or yogurt, improves slow urination and alleviates burning sensation while urination.

Brahmi for Arthritis disease

Aamvata: Applying the paste of Brahmi leaves over infected area, helps in aamvata.

In skin disease

Acne Removal and scars

Applying juice of Brahmi, cures acne and local application of brahmi paste prevents scars

Chicken Pox

Brahmi helps in chickenpox by applying the juice of Brahmi with honey.

Crack heels

in case of cracked heel make a paste of  5gm Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) dry powder 30 gm with bee wax, 10ml jatyadi tail, and 10gm natural camphor, apply locally for few weeks gives promising results.

Sleep-Disorder:

mix 3 grams of Brahmi powder with a half-liter of cow’s raw milk then strain it. Now consume this mixture daily till one week. It will definitely help in retaining good sleep.

Burning

mix 5 grams of Brahmi with coriander powder

Blood-pressure

Mix 5-10 one spoon of Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) juice with half spoon honey. Taking this mixture, normalize high blood pressure.

Fever

mix 5-10 grams of Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) juice with 1-2 grams of mulethi powder. Taking It helps in fever.

 

memory booster supplyments with brahmi:

shankpushpi, jatamansi, mukta pishti yeshtimadhu, giloy sat, ashwagandha shatavari, vach, black pepper, jyotishmati etc

 

Dosage:

  • Brahmi powder 1-3 gram
  • Brahmi extract – 125-500mg (half gram)
  • Brahmi paste: 2-5 gm
  • Brahmi Juice: 10-20 ml.

Useful: Leaves


 

 

Above Post is for Information Purposes, data are collected from various literatures or experiences of many physicians (vaidya). Please do consult your doctor before trying.

 
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