A creeping succulent perennial growing to 50 cm. Has spatula-shaped fleshy leaves and pale blue or white flowers on long slender stalks. It grows in warmer temperature and tropical climates such as West Bengal. It thrives in marsh lands developing into dense mats on mud flats and at the edges of mangrove swamps.It contains an alkaloid, brahmine which has many similarities of action to that of strychnine. Another alkaloid, herpestine is useful for its action over the nervous system.A homoeopathic tincture is made from the arial parts when in flowers. It is covered by Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia by M. Bhattacharyya & Co. and Encyclopedia of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia by Varma & Vaid.It is used in nervous system disorder, neuralgia, epilepsy, improves mental function, memory and concentration and reduces learning time. It has also been used externally for growth of healthy hair, cooling and headache.Q. 1x.Nervous system disorder, neuralagia, epilepsy, improves mental function, memory and concentration, reduce learning time. Healthy hair, cooling and headache.
||As Perscribed by the Homeopath