Bacopa monnieri

ʻAeʻae or Water hyssop

Plantaginaceae (Plantain family)

Indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands

Oʻahu (Cultivated)

 

The whole herb is used medicinally in India in a variety of ways. It is grown as a medicinal crop and is being research for antioxidant properties, to help the nervous system, and to improve memory and mental functions.

 

nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Bacopa_monnieri

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Taken on November 28, 2011