The word Brahmi means the Goddess of
intelligence. It has been extensively used in
Ayurveda for the last thousands of years.
Brahmi has been mentioned in the historic
medicinal book ” Sushrut samhita “. Chinese
people use this in their traditional medicines
for youthfulness and longevity of life.
In Sanskrit it is called Kapotavanga,
Somavalli, Saraswati, Suvarchala,
Divyateja, Varaa, Parameshtinee and
Soumyaa. It is called Ondelaga(Kannada-the
one with single leaf), Timare(Tulu), Vallarai
(Tamil), Mandook ,Brahmichattu(Telugu),
The scientific name of it is Centella asiatica.
Read more about it at wiki.