Latin: Bacopa monnieri
Country of Origin: India
Actions: Adaptogen, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antirheuatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anxiolytic, bronchial dilator, cardiotonic, carminative, diuretic, immune tonic, laxative, nervine, nervous system tonic, rejuvenative, sedative
Energetics: Moistening, warming, and sweet
Precautions: Generally considered safe, but not much is known yet about the affects it may have on pregnancy, so it is best to avoid it.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
References: Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine – Brigitte Mars