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Brahmi Tea or Food for the Brain

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Brahmi Tea isbest known in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for its role against motor and nerve disorders. It possesses a pungent and bitter flavor, being a tonic, a mild sedative and a diuretic.

Brahmi Tea description

Brahmi is a perennial creeping herb, commonly found in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Vietnam and in the southern parts of the United States. It grows on wetlands and muddy shores.

Brahmi is medicinally and culinary used. It is known as “food for the brain”, brahmi being used since the 6th century in Ayurvedic medicine as a cognitive enhancer. In India, the herb is still used by students and schoolchildren to help their brain functions.

Brahmi tea is the resulting beverage from brewing the abovementioned plant.

Brahmi Tea brewing

Brahmi tea can be made by immersing ½ teaspoon of dried brahmi herbs into one cup of boiling water.

Let it soak and steep it for about 5 minutes.

Drink it slowly.

Brahmi Tea benefits

Brahmi tea has proven its efficiency in:

  • improving the memory and enhancing mental functions, agility and alertness (It is helpful in retention of new information)
  • calming the mind and promoting relaxation
  • improving motor learning ability
  • promoting greater concentration and focus
  • treating asthma
  • treating epilepsy
  • treating indigestion

Brahmi Tea side effects

High doses of Brahmi tea may causeheadaches, nausea, dizziness and extreme drowsiness.

Pregnant and nursing women should not intake this beverage.

Brahmi tea is a medicinal beverage successfully used to enhance the memory processes and to promote relaxation. It is also efficient in dealing with indigestion, but not only.

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