Bacopa monniera, is a small, creeping herb with numerous branches, succulent, rooting at the nodes, with numerous prostrate branches, each 10-30 cm long. Brahmi leaves are petiole, oblong, sessile, and fleshy. Flowers are purple in color; axillary, solitary with peduncles. In India and the tropics it grows naturally in wet soil, shallow water, and marshes. The herb can be found at elevations from sea level to altitudes of 4,400 feet, and is easily cultivated if adequate water is available. Flowers and fruit appear in summer and the entire plant is used medicinally.
Light to dark brown
Brahmi is used to make a very cooling oil for external applications. Except for a few formulations most of their preparations are derived from the classical texts of Indian Medicine. So this is the oil to apply on your head to de-stress and cool down both literally and figuratively.
Brahmi is a popular Ayurvedic herb. It is a herb with an ancient history and has been a revered household name in India for over 3000 years. According to Ayurvedic Text Brahmi is known as a most powerful brain food.