forgotten foods — Brahmi Tambuli

Brahmi is a forgotten food which was part of regular food with immense health benefits both to children and elders. Brahmi is also known as Gotu Kola in some parts of the world. Its scientific name is Centella Asiatica.

Those familiar with “the doctrine of signatures” may not find it surprising that a plant with a leaf that resembles a cerebellum, would have a special affinity for the brain. The leaves are highly sattvic (pure, harmonious) and historically have been eaten by yogis to assist in meditation.

Brahmi or Ondelaga can be easily grown in houses , even in pots.

Check our video and try out this simple yet very good recipe.

Brahmi has procured its name from the name of Lord Brahma, the representative of creative energy of Universe. A truly amazing herb that lives up to its name, which means “the energy of universal consciousness.”
Uses of Brahmi as a nerve tonic to enhance mental health, memory power and intelligence have a long history.
It has large anti-oxidant, anti-anxiety, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory effects. It is also a rich source of vitamin C.

  • Brahmi is good for Mental Strength
  • Brahmi is good for Nervous System
  • Brahmi is good for Insomnia/ Sleeplessness
  • Brahmi is good for Hair Loss
  • Brahmi is good for Headache and Migraine
  • Brahmi is a natural & excellent Memory Enhancement
  • Brahmi is good for Digestive Disorders
  • Brahmi is good for Skin Disorders


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