Brahmi is also an excellent blood purifier and alterative, with healing action upon the skin and all tissues. It is useful in ulcers, burns, abscesses, venereal diseases such as syphyllis, and chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. It is a cooling febrifuge, and is used to treat child dysentery, infantile diarrhea, and enlargement of the glands. It is a "Pitta pacifying" and "sattvic" herb which is also used to treat rheumatism, and an emmenagogue useful in amenorrhea. It is also a mild diuretic, and appears as an ingredient commonly in Rasayana compounds.
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