Bacopa Extract

Bacopa Extract

Product Name :

Bacopa Extract

Botanical Name :

Scientific name of it is Bacopa Monnieri.

Plant Anatomy :

Bacopa Monnieri is a plant genus Bacopa of Plantaginaceae family.

Synonyms And Trade Names :

Bacopa Monnieri is also named as waterhyssop, brahmi, thyme-leafed gratiola, water hyssop, herb of grace, Indian pennywort, Safed Kammi, Jal-Nim & Brami.

Native & Cultivation Regions :
  • It grows exceptionally well in poorly drained soils and waterlogged areas under sub-tropical
    conditions.
  • North and South America, Europe, Australia, southern India, Asia and Africa are major countries growing Bacopa Monnieri.
Physical Properties :
  • It is a non-aromatic herb. The leaves of this plant are succulent, oblong and 4–6 mm (0.16–0.24 in) thick.
  • The flowers are small, actinomorphic and white, with four to five petals.
  • Its ability to grow in water makes it a popular aquarium plant.
Part Used :

Whole plant is used to make extract.

Chemical Properties :
  • Soluble in organic solvents such as ethanol, chloroform, while insoluble in water.
  • It is stable at room temperature in closed container.
  • It is incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
  • In combustion emits toxic fumes of carbon dioxide / carbon monoxide. Nitrogen oxides
Specifications :
  • The main Active ingradients in Bacopa are Bacosides 15% – 50% Saponins 20.0% – 40%
  • Herb to Extract ratio: 8:1
  • Solvent ratio : 16x
  • Alcohol Solubility : 82.1 %
Health Benefits :
  • Bacopa is an Antioxidant
  • Bacopa is an Anti-Inflammatory
  • Bacopa Reduces Stress/Anxiety
  • Bacopa Enhances Memory
  • Bacopa May Prevent Heart Disease
  • Bacopa Protects the Brain
  • Bacopa May Help Neurodegenerative Conditions: Huntington’s, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s
  • Bacopa Improves ADHD and Dyslexia
  • Bacopa May Help Cognitive Decline in Schizophrenia
  • Bacopa For Bronchitis/Asthma
  • Bacopa Balances The Immune System
  • Bacopa is an Anti-Diabetic
  • Bacopa is Antimicrobial
  • Bacopa May Help Prevent Cancer
  • Bacopa Promotes Longevity
  • Bacopa Helps Protect the Gut
  • Bacopa has an Antifatigue effect
  • Bacopa is a Mild Sedative
  • Bacopa Protects the Liver
  • Bacopa May Help Muscles
  • Bacopa Promotes Hair Growth
  • Bacopa Relieves Pain and Fever
  • Bacopa Helps With Histamine Intolerance, Respiratory Problems and Allergies
  • Bacopa Protects Against Cigarette Smoke Damage
  • Bacopa Protects the Kidney and is a Diuretic
  • Bacopa is Good For Skin Health
  • Bacopa may Reduce Morphine Dependence
  • Bacopa Increases Thyroid Hormones
  • Bacopa Reduces Age-related Problems in Women
  • Bacopa is Effective for Snake Bite
  • Bacopa Prevents Convulsions and Epilepsy
Applications :
  • With growing age brain degradation occurs & bacopa is best brain tonic.
  • Bacopa extract is used in most of herbal formulations on lever health.
  • Bacopa is mainly used to maintain normal blood pressure in body.
  • The herb is antioxidant in nature & protects our body from damage by free radicals.
  • It rejuvenates mind, enhances memory, improves concentration and quality of consciousness. It is also useful in anxiety and attention deficit hyperactive disorder.
  • Bacopa oil and paste is applied externally for healthy skin, proper healing and for free movements of body joints
  • It is also good for digestive system and to promote proper functioning of digestive system.
  • Bacopa has broncho dilatory effects and it is also used to cure asthama.
  • Bacopa is a neurological tonic.
  • It is also used for voice hoarseness and backaches.