Brahmi is a small green herb used traditionally in Aruvedic medicine to increase mental clarity, brain function, memory, and to promote a balanced emotional state. The leaves are small, succulent, and as with many powerful medicinal herbs, intensely bitter.
This plant is not to be confused with Centella asiatica (gotu kola), which is a different ayurvedic herb also known sometimes as “Brahmi” because of its similar uses.
Growth Form/Defining Characteristics: small creeping succulent with tiny white flowers. Will wilt when it needs water, but recovers quickly
Light: Full Sun - Part Sun
Water: Generous water
Soil: Rich loam, standard potting soil
Hardiness: USDA zones 4-8, extra water and protection in zones 9&10