Common Names: Waterhyssop, Brahmi, Thyme-Leafed Gratiola, Water HyssopMost
Scientific Name: Acopa Monnieri
Common Uses: According to Ayurveda, it is bitter, pungent, heating, emetic, laxative and useful in bad ulcers, tumours, ascites, enlargement of spleen, indigestion, inflammations, leprosy, anaemia, biliousness etc. According to Unani system of medicine, it is bitter, aphrodisiac, good in scabies, leucoderma, syphilis etc. It is promising blood purifier and useful in diarrhea and fevers.
*Warnings: Some reports of mild gastrointestinal symptoms. Precautions should be taken if pregnant or nursing.