Latin Name

Bacopa monnieri

English Name

Indian Pennywort

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

The whole plant

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It has calming effect on brain and used in epileptic conditions, psychological disorders like anxiety. It has blood cleansing action and used in skin disorders. It has digestive properties. It is used in cough and other respiratory conditions due to its mucolytic action. Its external application is used in inflammations and respiratory disorders. It has some anti-pyretic properties.

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