sweet scented moss beneath
the wind whispers sweet comings.
approving crickets and chirps
and tweets and howls,
the animal spirits relished.
in the exposition of adulation
undulation and adoration~
in perfect cadence with the bellow of each thunder
our bodies synthesize in rhythm.
respires and sighs are needed not whispered
the forest will always abet~
the howls, roars, and moans of lovers
indulging in such rapture.
Other popular names used in different parts of the world are thyme-leafed gratiola and moneywort. It is an indigenous Indian herb which grows in large numbers near the marshy areas. Brahmi is a small creeping herb with white or pinkish flowers. Apart from India, it also grows in China, Nepal, Sri Lanka and even as far west as in Florida.
Brahmi is known in Ayurvedic medicine for the following curative properties:-
Brahmi is a bitter and cooling herb with an astringent taste. (Pitta Pacifying)
improves the intellect.
is both a nerve tonic as well as a cardio tonic.
helps in solving urinary problems as it is a diuretic.
helps in adapting and acclimatizing to a new place. It is an adaptogenic.
is a nootropic, i.e. a drug that increases cognitive ability.
Brahmi has antioxidant properties, due to which it protects the nutrients from getting oxidized (and hence destroyed) in the body.
(Brahmi is a blood purifying agent.
An ethanolic extract of the herb has given evidence of anti-carcinogenic activity in humans.