Brahmi has derived its name from the Lord Brahma and Goddess Saraswati and is a herb most well known for its memory-enhancing capacity.
Brahmi tea is a tea that is made by brewing Brahmi leaves that helps to manage cold, chest congestion, and bronchitis by clearing out the mucus from the air passages which helps to ease breathing. It also reduces pain and inflammation in the throat and respiratory tract due to its anti-inflammatory property.
For kids, taking Brahmi powder along with milk helps improve brain functions by preventing brain cell damage caused by free radicals due to its antioxidant property.
Applying Brahmi oil to the scalp helps in hair loss prevention and gives strength to the hair. It also disinfects the skin and speeds up the healing process when applied externally.
Its most common benefits are :
- Brahmi is a therapeutic herb commonly used as a memory enhancer
- Brahmi has antioxidants that are essential for living a healthy life
- Brahmi regulates the blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes
- Brahmi is known to help ease the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease
- Brahmi reduces stress and anxiety as it decreases the levels of cortisol
In Ayurveda, this unique herb Brahmi has often been regarded as a brain booster. Brahmi is a small succulent herb with numerous branches, rooting at the nodes, found at elevations from sea level to altitudes of 4400 feet. Brahmi is a therapeutic herb commonly used as a memory enhancer, and a health tonic.
Dosage: As per certified Ayurvedic doctors, it is safe to consume 2 – 3 grams of Brahmi powder daily along with meals. The decoction of Brahmi powder in boiled water can be ingested at a dose of 25 – 50 ml per day for adults.
When you apply Brahmi directly to your skin or with constant consumption, it enhances the skin’s complexion. This medicinal herb also aids cell renewal and regeneration. – It is well known for treating skin problems like eczema. It even helps in soothing aggravated skin and helps clear it out quite easily.
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Brahmi chutney recipe :
- 1 teaspoon Brahmi extract
- 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1-1/2 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 teaspoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
- 4 Dry Red Chillies
- Curry leaves , a few
- 12 grams Tamarind , (grape size)
- Salt , to taste
- 2 teaspoon Coconut Oil
- To begin with,heat a pan and pour coconut oil, next add urad dal, chana dal, red chillies and curry leaves. Fry them in oil till the urad dal and chana dal turns golden brown in colour. Allow them to cool to room temperature.
- Transfer roasted and cooled masala to a blender jar / mixer. Add in salt , tamarind, coconut and brahmi extract. Grind to a smooth consistency by adding little water.
- Brahmi Chutney Recipe is ready to serve.
This chutney can be had with rice, dosa, and any other dishes that you prepare.
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