Ayurveda Drugs ENDRI BACOPA MONNIERI Specifically work on the CNS Psychological Disorders EPILEPSY

 

Ayurveda Drugs ENDRI BACOPA MONNIERI Specifically work on the Central Nervous System psychological disorders, EPILEPSY ENDRI

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Ayurveda Drugs ENDRI BACOPA MONNIERI

 

Bacopa monnieri (Coastal Waterhyssop, Brahmi, Thyme-leafed gratiola, Water hyssop) is a perennial, creeping herb whose habitat includes wetlands and muddy shores. Brahmi is also the name given to Centella asiatica, particularly in north India

FAMILY-

  • SCROPHULARIACEAE

Scientific classification

  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • (unranked): Angiosperms
  • (unranked): Eudicots
  • (unranked): Asterids
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Genus: Bacopa
  • Species: B. monnieri
  • Binomial nameBacopa monnieri

 

LATIN NAME-

  • BACOPA MONNIERI

 

SANSKRIT NAME-

  • ENDRI( NAMED SO AS IT PROVIDES STRENGTH AND IT GROWS IN MARSHY HABITAT)

 

HINDI NAME

  • BARMI,
  • LANEEM
Benincasa Hispida kk
Drugs ENDRI BACOPA MONNIERI

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

  • ALKALOIDS-
  • HERPESTIN,
  • HERSAPONIN,
  • SAPONIN
  • OTHER S-
  • BETULIC ACID,
  • STIGMASTEROL
ENDRI BACOPA MONNIERI

GUNA –

  • LAGHU

RASA-

  • TIKTA

VIPAKA

  • KATU

VIRYA

  • USHNA

PRABHAVA –

  • MAIDHYA
ENDRI BACOPA MONNIERI

 

ACTIONS AND USES

  • This plant has a number of uses in Ayurveda.
  • It has antioxidant properties, reducing oxidation of fats in the bloodstream.
  • It is a traditional treatment for epilepsy and asthma.
  • DIMINISHES KAFA AND VATA DOSHAS
  • Reduces oedema pain and toxicity.
  • Anticonvulsive action helpful in psychological disorders, EPILEPSY etc.
  • Its warm paste is applied in case of children suffering from respiratory diseases.
  • Improves digestion, relieves aamdosha and constipation
  • Helpful in bleeding disorders and weakness of the heart.
  • Relieves DYSUREA.
  • Helpful in menstrual disorders and improves chances of conception.hence given in DYSMENORRHIA, and STERILITY.
  • May prove helpful in skin diseases and feverish conditions( increases production of sweat and digests AAM DOSHA ,hence it relieves fever)
  • Works as an antidote in many poisonous conditions.

USEFUL PARTS –

  • PANCHANG(the whole plant)

STANDARD DOSAGE

  • JUICE EXTRACT(SVARASA)- 10 – 20 ml.
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