Indian Penyywort / Brahmi

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Hydrocotyle Asiatica

MEDICINAL VALUE :
An important medicine in ayurveda used to cure many ailments of skin and nervous system. It reduces stress and fatigue. It improves memory.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Rich in antioxidants including beta carotene, B complex vitamins, fibre, protein, riboflavin, thiamine etc.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
It is used to make certain dishes like curries, drinks, tea, etc. used by medical companies to produce memory enhancing products.

GLOSSARY :
English : Indian Penyywort / Brahmi
Tamil : Vallarai / Ollarai
Malayalam : Kodangal / Kotakan / Muttal / Kudakam / Braahmi / Mandukaparni
Telugu : Bokudu Chettu / Manduka / Kuradu / Manduka Brahma
Kannada : Ondelaga
Hindi : Brahmi-Booti / Brahma Manduki / Khula-Kudi
Bengali : Thulkuri / Thankuni
Gujarati : Karbrahmi
Konkani : Karenno
Marathi : Karivana / Brahmi
Oriya : Thalakudi
Punjabi : Brahmi-Booti
Tulu : Thimarae

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