Bacopa Monnieri – brain support

Bacopa Monnieri or Brahmi is a herb originating in India, which for decades has been considered a natural remedy for many ailments. It grows wild and is often considered the perfect plant for wisdom. Used in Ayurvedic medicine, today it is a component of many conventional drugs.

Operation of Bacopa Monnieri

The operation of Bacopa Monnieri is extremely wide and versatile. First of all, this plant works on memory problems, it is an ideal solution for improving the brain and concentration. It is often used in children with ADHD, in people after stroke as well as after epilepsy. Brahmi has antidepressant properties, being a very good specific for anxiety, depression and disorders on the part of our psyche. It increases dopamine and serotonin levels. It is a medicine used for stomach ulcers, it has a positive effect on the liver.

Bacosides - bioactive compounds found in Bacopa Monnieri
Bacosides – bioactive compounds found in Bacopa Monnieri

Dosage and properties

The amount of Bacopa Monnieri you should take depends on which product you will buy. If you choose the form of the herb, you should pour a heaped spoon with boiling water and brew it for 5-10 minutes. Such an infusion can be prepared up to three times a day. We brew about 1-2 grams twice a day in powder form. It is good to use this drug for a longer period to be able to see its effects. Preferably, the treatment should last at least 3 months. When buying a supplement, it is worth paying attention to the largest amount of bacosides in a given preparation – the more, the better. Then it is also best to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations.

Recommended Bacopa Monnieri supplement - Apollo Hegemony Bacopa Monnieri
Recommended Bacopa Monnieri supplement – Apollo Hegemony Bacopa Monnieri

Bacopa Monnieri has, among others, analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-epileptic as well as anti-stress properties. Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal.