Herb of Grace: Brahmi

Ayurveda is known to treat innumerable illness for centuries and balances the various systems in our body. One such distinctive herb is Brahmi which is regarded as a brain booster. It grows naturally in wet soil, shallow water and marshes. According to experts, “Brahmi is an excellent herb that improves the functions of your brain and strengthens your memory”. It has a cooling property which calms the mind and keeps it free from anxiety. Here are a few more benefits of Brahmi and how it helps you achieve good health.

Immunity Booster

Regular use of ‘Brahmi ghee’ strengthens your immune system. Small amount of Nutrients present in Brahmi, supplements with antioxidant compounds which helps our immune system to react fast against pathogens, viruses and bacterial infections.

Cures Seizure Disorder

For millennium years, leaves of brahmi are used as a therapy to fight epilepsy. It is believed that Brahmi leaves have effective results on neural pathways, it helps restrain from epileptic fits, bipolar disorders, neuralgia and various other mental disorders.

Respiratory Health

When Brahmi leaves are chewed or infused in tea it will earnestly foster your respiratory health. Ayurveda uses brahmi leaves to treat respiratory ailments like bronchitis, congestion, chest colds and blocked sinuses. It removes excess mucus and phlegm and rapidly diminishes swollen throat and respiratory tract and provides you instant relief.

The secret to healthy skin

Juice or oil made out of Brahmi extracts if spread over the affected areas can speed up the wound healing process and prevents infection. The essential oil gives relief from rashes and itching. Regular application of brahmi juice or oil enriches your skin naturally and makes it smooth and healthy.

Manage Blood Sugar Levels

Brahmi regulates blood sugar levels in diabetic patients. It is a promising herb for patients suffering from hypoglycemia it stabilizes their sugar levels and helps them live a healthier life.

Anti-Inflammatory herb

Extracts of brahmi soothes swelling and irritation. It is an effective treatment for arthritis, gout and other such inflammatory conditions. It helps in soothing gastric ulcers and Irritable bowel syndrome can be treated with this beneficial herb.

Treats Insomnia and reduces anxiety

A person suffering from sleeping disorder should massage his head with brahmi oil which in turn helps reducing stress, depression, anxiety and tension. It is suggested that a person should massage his scalp every night with brahmi oil to get relief from such negative domains. It is helpful with hyperactive children too.