Jatamansi is a herb from Ayurveda with many similar traditional claims to Bacopa Monnieri such as antistress, anticonvulsive, antiepileptic, and cognitive enhancing. Unlike bacopa, however, jatamansi does not have as much evidence to support it and is currently in a preliminary stage of research.
- It may have brain protective properties.
- May relieve from symptoms of seizures, vertigo etc., in fever.
- The oil of jatamansi may have antiarrhythmic (alleviates heartbeat irregularities) property.
- The jatamansi oil may be useful for silky, smooth, and healthy hair.
- Jatamansi oil shows antiarrhythmic properties
- Jatamansi helps to regulate the appetite
- It also has the liver-protecting capability
- It also revives phlegm-related properties
- Jatamansi is helpful in cases like scorpion stings
- It supports neurological activities
Consuming jatamansi in excess may cause adverse effects on the body, such as
As jatamansi has laxative properties, consuming it in large quantities may cause loose stool.
Nausea and vomiting are often accompanied by having more than the prescribed dose of the herb and its products.
Frequent urination and abdominal cramps can also occur.
Some people may be allergic to the constituent chemicals of jatamansi. It is imperative to go through the constituent list of the herb before consuming it.