A Comprehensive Review on the Ethno-Medicinal and Pharmacological Properties of Bacopa monnieri

Pharmacognosy Reviews,2023,17,34,418-425.
Published:November 2023
Type:Review Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Gouthami Kuruvalli, Isha Wankhade, Sushant Wankhede, Shilpa Budiyal Ramesh, Chethan Kumar Narayanaswamy, Guruprasad Nadipinayakanahalli Munikrishnappa, Vaddi Damodara Reddy*

Department of Biotechnology, School of Applied Sciences, REVA University, Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA.


Bacopa monnieri (L.), commonly known as Brahmi, is a medicinal plant it improves memory, regulates blood sugar levels, and contains many antioxidants that are essential to living a healthy life, it’s often called a brain booster for its befitting effect on the brain and memory. The plant is used in Ayurveda and is known throughout the world for its numerous health benefits. The medical and pharmacological value of plant is increasing, plant extract gives there is enormous potential for it to reduce different inflammatory, depression, neuropharmacological, and other diseases. Several in vitro studies revels that the plant extract phytochemicals helpful to treat human diseases in which free radical generation plays a significant role, and which needs more in vivo research. In this review elevated some potential pharmacological importance of bioactive components and its biological activity by some results of in vitro studies. Our studies also explained the phytochemicals from the plant extract involved in silico studies to find the potent therapeutic drug molecule to treat various diseases.

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G. Kuruvalli, Wankhade, I. , Wankhede, S. , Ramesh, S. Budiyal, Narayanaswamy, C. Kumar, Munikrishnappa, G. Nadipinaya, and Reddy, V. Damodara, A Comprehensive Review on the Ethno-Medicinal and Pharmacological Properties of Bacopa monnieri, Pharmacognosy Reviews, vol. 17, no. 34, pp. 418-425, 2023.