Article: Anti-Stress Brahmi Can Aid Memory And Reduce Anxiety

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… Read More

Amla, Emblica officinalis, a sour fruit packed with phytonutrients to boost immunity

November is for strengthening your immunity. In the last post, I introduced the powerful Ayurvedic neem tree. For the second immune-boosting medicinal plant food, I turn from away from the bitter neem leaf toward a sour fruit, a powerhouse known as amla, or Indian gooseberry. Integrative medicine practitioners have long observed that most chronic diseases… Read More