Leibak kundo macha

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Genus : Bacopa
Species : monnieri ( Linn.) Penn
Common Name
English Name : Water hyssop
Hindi Name : Brahmi
Manipuri Name : Leibak kundo macha
Other Details
Habit : Small spreading succulent herb
Parts Use : Whole plant
Preparation : Fresh leaf crushed with water for extract. Whole plant crushed with alcohol for extract. Whole plant is used as vegetable.
Mode of use : Fresh
Ingredients : Plant contains bacosides A & B, bacogenins, stigmasterol and brahmine. Other constituent present in plant are D-mannitol, betulic acid, b-sitosterol, stigmasterol and triacontane.
Ailment Treated : Leaf extract is consumed against sexual waekness and as a health tonic. It is also enhance hair growth, used in asthma epilepsy, diuretic and aperient. Stem and leaves are used in snake-bite. The alcoholic extract of the plant is used in anti-cancer activity.
Source : Cultivated.

Leibak kundo macha
Leibak kundo macha