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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.



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Taken on November 28, 2011