Brahmi throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, and is also found in Florida and other southern states of the USA. In India Brahmi is found in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar, Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Foot hills of Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal.
Brahmi is an herbal remedy native to India. This perennial plant is used for various medical treatments. High in antioxidants, brahmi is also considered a useful aid in cognitive ability enhancement. Its watery nature also makes it a popular aquarium addition.
Botanically named Bacopa monnieri, brahmi is also known as water hyssop, Indian pennywart, coastal waterhyssop, and thyme-leafed gratiola. In addition to India, the herb is grown in the marshy areas of China, Nepal, Central America, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and Florida. Brahmi is a creeping herb that thrives in muddy wetlands and bogs. The herb's crinkled, thick leaves are succulent and arranged in opposing patterns on its stem. Water hyssop features small white, five or four-petaled flowers and can be propagated if cut.
Brahmi Plant: Brahmi is the small creeping herb with the numerous branches. It grows to a height of 2 -3 feet and its branches are 10 -35 cm long. It has oval shaped leaves that are 1-2 cm long and 3- 8 mm broad. Leaves are formed in pairs
along the stems. Small- tubular, five petaled flowers are white- purple in colour. Its stem is soft, succulent, and hairy with the glands. Roots emerge out of the nodules and directly go to the soil. The fruit is oval and sharp at apex.
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