Bacopa Monnieri Extract Power (Brahmi, High Strength 50% Bacosides)
Bacopa Monnieri (Brahmi) Extract Powder - 50% Bacosides
Standardised to contain at least 50% Bacosides
Brahmi, scientifically referred to as Bacopa monnieri is a common plant in Ayurvedic medicine. Other terms used to refer to it are Jalnaveri, Jalanimba, Sambrani Chettu and Thyme-leaved Gratiola, water hyssop or herb of grace.
Brahmi is a Sanskrit term which means "that which gives supreme knowledge" and is renowned for its intellect sharpening properties. The plant which thrives best in wet, tropical climate can survive quite well in wetlands. The parts dried and ground to come up with the extract are the aerial parts, leaves and stalks. Brahmi has been for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine for various purposes which include improving memory and cognitive functioning. It contains a range of valuable alkaloids and triterpene saponins, alongside other beneficial organic compounds. It boosts brain functioning with the help of the powerful compounds, bacosides, contained in the extract. It also ensures sound sleep. The immune system is also enhanced so that it is able to respond faster to any form of foreign microorganisms.
Health benefits of brahmi extract
Brahmi extract enhances brain functioning by improving the speed with which you learn and retain information as well as process visual information. Ultimately, memory, ability to process different types of information, attention and concentration. The extract has profound antioxidant and neuroprotective properties which alongside, saporins and bacorides, aid in regulating and ensuring the balance of the mind. This help in improving the general mood and cognitive functioning. It boosts the three aspects of memory: short term memory, long term memory and the retaining capacity. Also, it has a cooling property is quite effective in keeping the mind calm and free of any forms of distress.
Brahmi extract helps in strengthening the heart so that it is able to pump blood efficiently. The extract has the effect of controlling blood pressure levels thus keeping them within a healthy range i.e. systolic and diastolic blood pressure levels. This helps you by avoiding unnecessary strain on the heart and the associated blood vessels. These effects, coupled up with the nervous system rejuvenation properties of the extract, contribute to longevity
Brahmi extract is also quite effective when it comes to beauty and skincare purposes. The antioxidant properties of the extract make it possible for gradual and healthy regeneration of hair even with a dry scalp. Also, the antioxidants result in elimination of toxins from the body and the result is an enriched and smooth skin. The skin acquires a better complexion due to cell regeneration. The inner lining of the digestive system benefits similarly and the result is smoother peristalsis and digestion. Also, healthy microbes in the tract are able to function optimally.
Brahmi extract is used to counter stress and elevate mood. It triggers a reduction in the release of cortisol, which is the hormone that results to stress and anxiety. Once the hormonal balance within the body in ensured, what results is a relaxed and calm state of mind. With this, daytime alertness and concentration is enhanced alongside the quality of sleep during bedtime.
How to take Brahmi extract
500mg (approx 1 /3teaspoon) once or twice a day as directed by your healthcare practitioner, can be take with hot or cold water, in warm milk and honey, in juices or smoothies or directly with honey.