Bacopa is a Ayurvedic plant with various virtues but it has been a tonic of excellence for 3000 years. Used in homeopathy and phytotherapyIt helps to limit nervous mood disorders and age-related imbalances... A true beneficial contribution to our well-being
Bacopa Monnieri, also called "water hyssop" or Brahmi, in reference to Brahma, the god creator of the Hindu pantheon, is one of the most important plants in Ayurvedic medicine, a traditional medicine of India dating back thirty centuries, recognized by theWHO (World Health Organization), which uses it to balance many neurological problems.
The leaves of this small, perennial, creeping plant, which belongs to the Scrophulariaceae family, are used in phytotherapy.
A little history?
Have you ever wondered how ancient religious scholars in India could memorize long hymns and sacred scriptures?
The secret lies in the magical fat plant Bacopa monnieri.
In ancient times, people recognized Bacopa monnieri as a powerful herb that enhanced their cognitive abilities.
The plant was first described around the 6th century AD in ancient Sanskrit books such as the Great Trilogy (Caraka Samhita, Sushrita Samhita and Astanga Hridaya) and the Atharva-Veda texts.
These texts categorize Bacopa monnieri as Medhya Rasayana (medhya: intellect, mind, rasayana: rejuvenation), a plant known to improve memory and intelligence.
Bacopa monnieri has been so revered over the centuries that Hindus have used it in rituals dedicated to newborns, convinced that it would open the door of knowledge to them .
Currently, Bacopa monnieri is recognized as a "nootropic",(a substance capable of improving mental performance).
Bacopa can help to regain a feeling of calm and maintain mental balance.
Indeed, an imbalance of key neurotransmitters is thought to play an important role in many behavioural cases, particularly mood, anxiety and beyond.
Its traditional uses?
It is used for :
- Toning up the brain
- Stimulate memory and cognitive performance
- Favour vigilance, concentration
- Alleviate stress and anxiety
It is traditionally used in cases of mental fatigue, memory problems, stress, etc. It is also used in cases of mental fatigue.
Studies? Yes !
Modern research has scientifically validated this plant for its historical use, i.e. to stimulate memory, alertness and concentration but also to alleviate stress and anxiety .
Numerous studies have demonstrated immense potential in improving cognitive impairment.
In research, Bacopa has shown significant results with regard to anxiety and more.
The neuroprotective activities of Bacopa could therefore make this plant an interesting potential.
The components used in our homeopathic and phytotherapeutic pastilles act in particular to alleviate attention disorders, some of which are neurological.
The saponins in Bacopa, the main ingredients of this plant, are poorly digested after ingestion. Thus, the sublingual mode of administration takes on an additional beneficial meaning here.
In addition, Bacopa has anti-oxidant functions and promotes long-term information processing.
Antioxidant and calming eIt helps the body react to any influence and normalizes physiological functions.
Bacopa Monnieri, used in the complement sublingual food HomeogumThe "genotyping" method, allows to influence, outside the genotype, the psycho-neurological functions associated with intellectual behaviour.
As such, it is an aspect that allows for the development of exciting perspectives.