Bacopa monnieri = Brahmi
Vergleich: Siehe: Lamiales
Improves memory and learning ability. A government research institute in India carried out extensive research and obtained very positive results. In all disorders of the brain and nervous system, Brahmi plays a positive healing role.
Thrives in a wet, marshy habitat. It is nootropic (Wikipedia), i.e. enhances clarity by providing more oxygen to the brain.
Experiences: Vivid recall of old memories has been reported, "... as if reliving the year in just a few moments".
After 3 days the user reported more fluid conversations at work. There was a welcome reduction in social anxiety: "I was no longer constantly worrying about what those
around me are thinking about me". This experience echoes the Lamiales theme of connection vs. disconnection.
On the opposite polarity, another user reports waking feeling dull and tired; with dreams of biting insects and with a prickly skin sensation. Higher doses tend to produce fogginess and dullness.
Ayurveda: Bitter taste (Air + Ether = dry and light). Astringent (Air + Earth = dry and heavy).
It is cooling to Pitta, whilst enhancing the other Doshas by combining light and oily qualities.
Reduction of stress and improvement of memory, awareness and concentration. It is said to open the crown chakra.
Aquatic (fresh water) to promote memory, longevity and intellectual functions. It has cholinergic,
antioxidant and adoptogenic effects on the central nervous system. It improves audio-verbal and visual memory performance, verbal learning, and development of skills
in storing memory and improves retention in healthy older people (Morgan and Steven, 2010).plant that is mostly used in Ayurvedic traditional medicine of India
It has been shown to improve information processing speed and the rate of learning and lessened anxiety in healthy adults (Stough et al., 2001). Use of Bacopa shows
improvement in motor functions, attention, language, memory, executive control, vision, emotions, sensory functions and consciousness. It was also concluded to have
a potential in increasing the speed of attention in healthy and dementia patients (Kongkeaw et al. 2014).
A study that was conducted in Khon Kaen University in Thailand concluded that participants who were on Bacopa for 12 weeks scored far better in mental processing
tests than those who were on placebo. A study at the University of Wollongong in Australia showed much improvement in memory and recall abilities of participants (Ravensthorpe, 2013).
It is also stated that Bacopa improves mood (depression, anxiety, stress and nervousness) by chemically supporting the effect of mood regulating neurotransmitters such
as serotonin and acetylcholine and serves as a natural anti-depressant that does not have undesirable side effects. It improves the digestive system supporting the production
of mucus in the GIT and helps to absorb more important vitamins and minerals from food. In the respiratory system, Bacopa relaxes the bronchioles and blood vessels muscles around the airway passage to improve breathing (Ravensthorpe, 2013).
Bacopa has the potential to be a successful treatment for memory improvement in both healthy and aging adults, including those who suffer from age related memory impairment, and played a role in delaying memory decline or delaying Alzheimer’s disease (Kairalla, 2011). This herbal substance was proven to decrease the rate of forgetting newly acquired information, during the study; tasks assessing attention, verbal and visual short-term memory and the retrieval of pre-experimental knowledge were not affected (Roodenrys et al. 2002).
Taking Bacopa on an empty stomach can cause gastrointestinal problems such as increased stool frequency, nausea, diarrhea, thirst or dry mouth and abdominal cramps.
It may also cause muscle fatigue, decrease in felt stress and reduction in number of dreams (Kongkeaw et al., 2014) and in some people it may produce weakness, loss
of concentration, dizziness, irritation of the gastric mucus membranes and reflux however there are no known contraindications (Mills and Bone, 2005).
According to Bone (2007) the recommended dosing of Bacopa is 35 to 90 ml/week (1:2 liquid), 7.5 to 10.0 g/day tablet.
Safety precautions: use with caution during pregnancy and safe for use during lactation, use with caution in patient with pre-existing cholestasis. The use of herbs rich in saponins may be inadvisable in coeliac disease, fat malabsorption and some upper digestive irritation and topically to open wounds (Mediherb, 2006).
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Ich war begeistert von Bacopa während ich den Text gelesen habe.
Ich kaufe eine Bacopa Pflanze. Wegen die Erfahrung obenstehend von H. esse ich zum Pommes Frites 10 winzige Blättchen mit Mayo.
1. Sofort wird alles hell.
2. Danach wird alles düster.
3. Nächste morgen bin ich müde ohne Interesse.
4. 2e Tag ist alles gelöster, ich habe mehr Energie. So bleibt es auch am nächsten Tag.
5. Aber danach mehr müde ohne Interesse
Ich nehme Causticum von Gudjons als Antidot. Es funktioniert.
Ich telefoniere, ich will eine Bacopapflanze mit Blüten. Es ist Herbst und es gibt keine Blühende mehr.
Ich kaufe eine Pflanze und stelle sie in der Sonne. Dann entwickeln sich Blüten.
Ich will eine Essence nach Bach machen. Das gelingt.
Ich quäle mich ein Paar Tage damit herum.
Dann träume ich und sehe ein Händchen eines Babies.
Ich erinnere mich immer wieder erzählt bekommen habe. Ich war schwer krank mit Diphteritis.
Ich nehme Diphterinum C 30. Und das hilft.
Ich denke Bacopa essence hat mir geholfen zu erinnern.