What is Shankhpushpi?
The name Shankhpushpi was given to the plant owing to its shankh or conch shaped flowers. The herb is extremely beneficial and is used from root to tips for its wide range of therapeutic benefits.
Shankhpushpi helps to calm down the brain and relieve stress as well as anxiety. It is a potent memory booster and brain tonic that actively helps in enhancing concentration.
Improves Cognitive Functioning
Shankhpushpi is a powerhouse of antioxidants and flavonoids that improve memory capacity, focus, concentration and alertness. Shankhpushpi being a brain tonic and stimulator, promotes improved memory, reasoning, problem-solving, and other cognitive abilities.
Reduces Mental Fatigue
Mental fatigue is a condition of excessive and prolonged cognitive activity. It mostly occurs due to excessive work using a computer, watching television for hours, learning or memorizing activities, etc. and causes a person to lose concentration and feel lethargic. Shankhpushpi is a powerful memory booster that helps in enhancing the brain’s working capacity and reduces the loss of concentration.
Shankhapushpi has potent anti-stress, antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties that help manage problems like depression, dementia, restlessness, etc. It helps keep serotonin levels under control, helps reduce various symptoms of anxiety, and helps in relaxing the mind and body.
Shankhpushpi helps reduce the levels of cortisol which is a stress hormone and thereby reduces stress and improves the quality of sleep. It is highly effective in regulating body metabolism, inducing sound sleep, and treating sleep disorders like insomnia.
Helps Prevent Headaches
Shankhpushpi holds high significance in providing relief from chronic headaches, or tension. Normally, headache occurs due to excessive workload, stress, anxiety, etc. It soothes irritated nerves, calms the brain, and improves nerve function.
Reduces Indigestion and Constipation
The digestive properties found in Shankhpushpi is found to be extremely beneficial in improving digestion. It stimulates the secretion of digestive juices thereby increasing the absorption of essential nutrients and enhancing digestion.
Shankhpushpi is a traditional herbal remedy blessed with a wide range of health benefits. It is well known for improving the memory capacity, enhancing concentration, learning capabilities, and treating mental fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, etc.