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Morpheme remedies Brahmi Review – 8 Reasons Why

By Sasha de Beausset Aparicio, MSc

Reviewed by Rebecca Williams, MD, MA, MB, BChir

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Evidence Based | Overview | Nutrition Info | Claims | Precautions | Cost | Dosing | Bottom Line

Brahmi is marketed as a herbal dietary supplement designed to support mental alertness, relief stress and anxiety and increase learning capacity. As a side benefit, relief from headache is mentioned. The manufacturer, Morpheme Remedies, claims the formula is the highest quality, most potent and most effective Brahmi extract in a vegetable capsule, although it does not provide evidence to support this claim.

Morpheme Remedies is a company located in Haryana, India. It manufactures herbal supplements according to ancient Ayurvedic medicine principles, whereas all the ingredients match the standards laid in Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India (API). The company manufactures and distributes in India and abroad a variety of Ayurvedic herbal supplements, single herb products and herbal syrups.

Brahmi is safe for both students and teenagers who need increased concentration under stressfull conditions, as well as for adult people who wish to manage mental sharpness and memory as they age.


1) Quick Overview

Brahmi is a scientifically validated herbal medicine designed to enhance mental alertness and performance, promote stress and anxiety free mood and relief headaches. The formula contains no yeast, gluten, wheat, corn dairy products or artificial color.

Brahmi is a plant traditionally used by the Ayurvedic Indian medicine practitioners, more than 3000 years ago. It is most commonly known for its tonic and anti-oxidant properties, with direct impact on memory and learning abilities.
The plant has received a lot of attention during recent years, with extensive research being conducted trying to assess its effectiveness as a nervine tonic (beneficial in patients with stroke and ADD), in reducing stress and anxiety or in treating a variety of disorders such as asthma, skin disease or ulcers.

Responsible for Brahmi’s cognitive improvement properties are two chemicals belonging to the Saponins group and called Bacosides A and B. Apparently these Saponins affect certain key neurotransmitters in the brain such as Serotonin, Gamma Amino butyric acid or GABA and Acetylcholine, promoting relaxation and increased memory capacity and alertness.
Side effects of Brahmi on the long term are not fully understood, but common side effects include bowel movements, stomach cramps, dry mouth, nausea and fatigue.

Nutrition Info

2) Ingredients of Brahmi

Brahmi includes the following ingredient: Brahmi extract (Bacopa Monnieri).

3) Does Brahmi Work?

Besides being used as a memory enhancer, Brahmi is an antioxidant, antitoxin, and a good stress and anxiety reliever. The anti-aging effects of standardized Brahmi (Bacopa Monnier) extract have shown a positive performance in cognition, anxiety, and depression in the elderly in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

In a study of Brahmi’s effects on children, the herb showed significant improvement in the exploratory drive, perceptual image of patterns and organization, and reasoning ability. It has also shown enhancement in performance of school children with a poor educational stream.

Brahmi is used to aid learning and memory and for anxiety, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), allergic conditions, and irritable bowel syndrome. People also take Brahmi to treat a backache, hoarseness, mental illness, epilepsy, joint pain, and sexual performance problems in both men and women. It is also sometimes used as a “nerve tonic,” “heart tonic,” and as a “water pill.”

Side effects of Brahmi include liver toxicity, anti-fertility, gastrointestinal problems, dryness, fatigue and irregular heartbeats.


4) Brahmi Claims

  • The main active, Brahmi, ingredient has been extensively researched and practically used for thousands of years
  • Herbal ingredient
  • The formula contains no yeast, gluten, wheat, corn dairy products or artificial color
  • Vegetable capsule


5) Precautions of Brahmi Use

  • Research on Brahmi’s full range of benefits and potential side effects is incomplete
  • No side effects mentioned for the formula, although Brahmi has been associated to such side effects


6) Brahmi Cost

Brahmi is an average priced supplement. It can be found in bottles containing 60 caps that in compliance with the recommended daily dosage should last for 1-2 months. Brahmi can be found for purchase on the manufacturer’s website or from other online retailers.


7) Brahmi Serving Size

The recommended daily dosage is 1-2 capsules, twice in a day. Consumer reviews are not publicly available.

Bottom Line

8) The Bottom Line – “Does it Work?”

Brahmi is one of the many Brahmi extract formulas available today. The formula is claimed to be the highest quality, potency and effectiveness available in a vegetable capsule. The manufacturer extensively details Brahmi mechanism of action, potential benefits and research conducted to present. The formula is likely to work. Still there are no consumer reviews to validate the formula’s effectiveness.

Also, some side effects have been associated to Brahmi, and it has been suspected of slowing down heart rate, increasing secretion of stomach and intestines and causing intestine congestion. It is hence our strong advice that you consult a healtcare provider prior to use.

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John C. O'Connor

Brahmi is such a cute name for a supplement, but leaving that aside, its effectiveness really shows after like, a couple of weeks of usage, and it meets its claims. The thing that has impressed me the most, is how significant can a little pill be.


I really appreciate to read your comments because I bought the first bottle for my 16 years old daughter, who has been having problems at high school, so I hope it works for her.