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.
Ayurvedic Properties (Gun-dharm) of Brahmi
Pacifies Kapha and pitta dosha
Vipka(Post Digestion Effect)
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.
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.
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.
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
Brahmi helps in chickenpox by applying the juice of Brahmi with honey.
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.
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.
mix 5 grams of Brahmi with coriander powder
Mix 5-10 one spoon of Brahmi-mandukparni (Centella Asiatica) juice with half spoon honey. Taking this mixture, normalize high blood pressure.
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
- Brahmi powder 1-3 gram
- Brahmi extract – 125-500mg (half gram)
- Brahmi paste: 2-5 gm
- Brahmi Juice: 10-20 ml.
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.