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Bacopa monnieri (Bhrahmi) - Herb of Grace

Mital Patel

Bacopa monnieri (Bhrahmi) - Herb of Grace

What is Bacopa monnieri (L)? Bacopa monnieri also known as Brahmi, is found throughout in India. Bhrahmi is a small creeping perennial with numerous branches and small, oblong, relatively thick leaves which are arranged opposite to each other on the stem. Flowers of this plants are small and white and light purple with four to five petals.  Ayurveda details about the medicinal importance of the whole plant of Bacopa. It has bitter and sweet taste (Rasa) and cooling energy (Virya). What does Ayurveda say about Bacopa monnieri? In Ayurveda this ‘Herb of Grace’ is largely treasured as a revitalizing herb...

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Ashwagandha - A Rejuvenator of Ayurveda

Mital Patel

Ashwagandha - A Rejuvenator of Ayurveda

What is Ashwagandha? Ashwagandha is a renowned, herb of Ayurveda, world's oldest health system tracking back to 6000 BC, practiced in India and now world wide. A short, tender, perennial shrub growing 14 - 30 in tall. Its roots and orange fruit have been used for medicinal purpose. Often known as the 'Indian Ginseng', due to its ability to maintain physical effort and other benefits. What does Ayurveda say about Ashwagandha? In sanskrit 'Ashwagandha' means 'that which smells like horse'. The Ashwagandha roots not only smell like horse but on consuming it gives the strength and vitality of a horse. ...

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What is Ayurveda?

Mital Patel Ancient Wisdom Ayurveda Healing Health Min-body connection Mind Body Soul Science Well-being Wellness

What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda, pronounced as aye-your-VAY-duh, originates from two seperate Sanskrit words: ayur, meaning "life/longevity", and veda, meaning "knowledge/science". Hence, achieve balance in life by acquiring knowledge of life. Ayurveda is the science of life based on achieving mind-body balance.

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