Named after one of the highest states of consciousness (Brahman or God consciousness), Brahmi (Centella asiatica or Gotu Kola) is one of the most powerful brain tonics in the Ayurvedic apothecary. The leaf of the Brahmi plant resembles the cerebellum and is traditionally used to promote memory and intelligence and to relax the central nervous system. Brahmi supports restful sleep, calms emotional turbulence, and simultaneously improves concentration and alertness.
Brahmi, in Ayurveda, is known as a brain tonic and may actually work on the brain through its effect on the gut microbiology. Recent studies suggest that Brahmi supports healthy skin, lymph, and circulatory functions. In particular, Brahmi seems to balance the inner skin that lines the digestive tract where healthy skin supports healthy microbes; these make neurotransmitters that support healthy and stable mood and cognitive function.
Sometimes used topically, Brahmi is known to support the body’s natural healing process and healthy blood circulation.
Taste (Rasa): Astringent, bitter and sweet
Energy (Virya): Cooling
Post-digestive quality (Vipaka): Sweet
Quality (Guna): Dry, light
Tissue (Dhatu): Blood, bone, fat muscle, and nerve
Channel (Srotas): Circulatory, Digestive and Nervous
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Brahmi Brain Capsules: Via its cooling and rejuvenating properties, Brahmi supports energy and mental clarity while simultaneously encouraging deep, restful sleep. Famous as a tonic for nerve and brain cells, cerebral circulation, memory, intestinal health, and sleep, Brahmi is revered as one of the most powerful and spiritual herbs in Ayurveda.
Happy Caps: Designed to support healthy stress response, Happy Caps is a blend of five all organic herbs: Bacopa, Gotu Kola (Brahmi), Shankhpushpi, Skullcap and Passion Flower. By tonifying the nervous system, it encourages stabilized mood, energy, digestion, elimination and other stress-related concerns.
Sleep Easy Capsules: Sleep Easy is a combination of Ayurvedic herbs that may soothe, calm, and support the nervous system. Although Sleep Easy is for calming, it is not considered a sedative. It is important when balancing sleep that we support natural rejuvenation of the nervous system so that it can sedate itself in the evening, allowing for a deep and restful sleep. You may need to use Sleep Easy for several weeks before feeling the nervous system rejuvenation necessary for healthier sleep.