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Bacopa monnieri (L.) PENNELLCentella asiatica (L.) URBAN


Trade Name:
BRAHMI
Part Used:
Not recorded

Plant species
Botanical NameBacopa monnieri (L.) PENNELL
Family SCROPHULARIACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy and Sidha

Distribution
This species is globally distributed in the Pantropics. Within India, it is said to be common in moist places throughout, ascending to an altitude of 1320 m.
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Common Uses
The whole plant of Brahmi is used in the form of juice to treat insanity, epilepsy, paediatric diseases, pox and as a rejuvinative. Mental disorders:Brahmi, kusmanda(Benincasa hispida ) and sankhapuspi ((convolvulus microphyllus ) separately mixed with kustha (Saussurea lappa) and honey is used in mental disorders (10-15 gms) (VM.20.3; SG.2.1.18).Epilepsy:Old ghee processed with brahmi juice, vaca(Acorus calamus) , kustha (Saussurea lappa) and sankhapuspi (convolvulus microphyllus )alleviate insanity, inauspiciousness, and epilepsy (10-15 gms) (CS.Ci.10.25).To promote intellect Juice of Brahmi, or andukaparni(Centella asiatica) are be taken with honey and ghee to promote intellect (10-15 ml) (KS.P.5)
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Bacopa monnieri
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
English (1)water hyssop
Hindi (7)baam, barami, brahmi, jalbuti, jalnim, nirbraini, pan brahmi
Kannada (8)brahmi, jalabrahmi, kiri braahmi, kiru brahmi, neer brahmi, neeru braahmi, neeru brahmi, neeruppi gida
Malayalam (3)brahmi, brami, nirbrahmi
Marathi (1)brahmi
Sanskrit (12)aindri, brahmi, gundala, indravalli, jalasaya, manduki, matsyaksi, nirabrahmi, sarasvati, tiktalonika, toyavalli, vami
Tamil (92)akantapuntu, aramiyacceti, aramiyam2, arapiyam, aritalocanam, attapirami, attapiramicceti, avapulippi, avarukacceti, avarukam, avavulappicceti, campirani, campirani3, campiranippuntu, campiranipuntu, captalai, caracuti, carmakaca, carumam, catala, catcara, cemanavacceti, cemanavam, cempirami, cerrilvalarntamatacci, cerutanilcirukki, cinkamamuli, curapi6, irattappirami, kavaliyacceti, kavaliyam, malanacini, maturatipputu, mulaiccarumuli, muntantakanni 2, mutirntan, nakacattumuli, narivalukkai, narivalukkaicceti, neer brahmi, nikava#, nikava@, nikavapputavi, nikavari, nikavaricceti, nilappirami, nir brahmi, nirbrahmi, nircconam, nircconappirami, nirpirami, nirpirammi, nirppirami, nirppiramiyam, noytukacceti, noytukam, pakupeta, pattalakacceti, pattalakam, peravacceti, peravam, peruncampirani, pirakonti, piramamuli, pirami, pirami vazhukkai, pirami vazukkai, piramicceti, piramiya valukkai, piramiya vazhukkai, piramiyam, piramiyapundu, piramiyavalukkai, punalvalukkai, tirapatti, tirayanti, tutarkkacceti, tutarkkam, utiramalanacani, vakkupalam, vakkupavam, valukkai, vanamali, vankamuli, varalam, varali @, varavi, varayam, vatikam, vimala, virumamuli@, vivitam
Telugu (4)neeri sambraani mokka, sambraanichettu, sambrani chettu, sambrareni aaku

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (10) brahmi, brahmi (bacopa monnieri), brahmi (birmi), brahmi deshi, brahmi hardwar, brahmi haridvar, brahmi haridwar, brahmi patti (bangal), brahmipatti no.1, jalbrahmi
WHOLE PLANT (5) brahmi, jal brahmi, jalbrahmi, neerbhrami, pacha brahmi

 

Trade Name:
BRAHMI
Part Used:
Not recorded

Plant species
Botanical NameCentella asiatica (L.) URBAN
Family APIACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy, Tibetian, Sidha and Modern

Distribution
It is distributed in the temperate to tropical regions of both hemispheres. It is generally found near reservoirs and streams of water. It spreads on the ground on moist soil, especially along bunds and canals. This speices is globally distributed in the Pantropics. Within India, it is commonly found as a weed in crop fields and other waste places throughout up to an altitude of 600 m. It is generally found near reservoirs and streams of water. It spreads on the ground on moist soil, especially along bunds and canals.
Common Uses
The whole plant of Mandukaparni is used in the form of juice to treat cough, consumption, diseases of voice, insanity, as intellect promoting, rejuvinatuve, boils, chronic coryza, and jaundice.As intellect-promoting Rasayana:Juice of mandhukaparni, is used with milk. This is life-giving, destroys diseases and promoters of strength, digestive power, complexion and voice. (CS.Ci.1.3.30-31) .Regularly intake of mandukarparni fried in ghee for a month keeping on non-cereal acts as rejuvinative (AH.U.36.165).Boils: Local application of the juice of mandukaparni destroys boils (GN.4.1.119).Jaundice:Juice of mandukaparni mixed with honey, haridra (curcuma longa), amalaki(Phyllanthus emblica) or milk and taken in morning is wholesome for those suffering from jaundice (VD.10.2)
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Centella asiatica
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Centella asiatica
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
English (1)gotu kola
Hindi (7)bemgsag, brahmamanduki, brahmi, brahmi buti, brahmi-buti, kulakudi, popli
Kannada (12)brahmee soppu, brrahmi soppu, elikivi balli, elikivi soppu, gadde baraga, gadde oraga, ilikivi soppu, ondelaga, saraswathi, soppu, thambooli gida, thambooli soppu
Malayalam (5)codagen, kutakan, kutannai, kutannal, muttil
Marathi (8)braahmi, ekapaani, ekpani bramhi, karinga, karino, karivanaa, karumdo, umdri
Sanskrit (8)aindri, bheka-parni, bhekaparnika, brahmamanduki, brahmi, mandukaparni, manduki, sarasvati
Tamil (42)akantapuntu, atikacuracantini, callakamikakkoti, callakamikam, cantaki, caracuvati, catakacitti1, catanakarpamuli, cilukki, cinki, cinkikkoti, citavaram1, curacantini, kacappi4, kacappu2, kanakkuratti 2, kattuvallarai, kulattukkulkuratti2, kunacali, kunatti2, mantukaparani, pantakiri, pantakirikkoti, pantitalatacinki, parai, paraikkoti, parni#, parni$, parni@, parni@#, parni~, paruni 3, piramamantuki, valarai, vallaarai, vallarai, vallaraikkoti, vallaral, vayalukkullalakanavalli, vikasiti, viriyatacicceti, viriyatecu
Telugu (9)babassa, bekaparnamu, bokkudu, mandooka brahmi, mandooki-brahmi, mandukbrammi, saraswathi aaku, saraswati aku, vellaaraku
Tibetan (2)mam du ra ka pa rni, man du rag pa rni

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
WHOLE PLANT (9) barami booti, bhrami, brahmi, brahmi buti (green), brahmi soppu, brahmi- buti, brahmi-booti, centella asiatica, vallarai
Not recorded (9) brahmi, brahmi (centella), brahmi buti, brahmi buti dehraduni, brahmi deshi, brahmi desi, brahmi tel wali, brahmi(thankuni), muthil
POWDER (1) brahmi

 

 

 

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