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Bacopa monnieri

Bacopa monnieri improves brain function and prevents mental diseases

Bacopa monnieri, also called brahmi, is a thick-leafed herb that favors wet and muddy locations in East Asia, Southeast Asia, and southern parts of the United States. It is characterized by its green leaves and white flowers, and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries thanks to its considerable healing properties, especially in relation to mental health. It is relatively inexpensive to buy from health food stores, and is usually consumed in tablet or capsule form (although some people like to drink the leaves in a tea). Below is a list of the health benefits of bacopa monnieri, so you can decide whether this herb is right for you.