Your second anti-stress plant for this month of December is Brahmi. Always at the side of streams and close to the water’s edge, Brahmi, or Bacopa monnieri (also spelled Bacopa monniera), is a creeping plant that reduces anxiety and may extend your memory. It is another rasayana in a long line of Ayurvedic plants to stash in your cabinet for a sense of calm and peace of mind. And when you pair your herbs with yoga breathing techniques, you just might double your tranquility, or at least quell the storm churning within. Read more…