Gotu Kola [Centella asiatica]

Gotu kola, a low-growing member of the carrot family, has been used for over two thousand years to promote clarity, focus, and peace of mind in India, China, and Indonesia.

In Ayurvedic medicine, Gotu Kola is used to increase memory, concentration, and comprehension. In the Himalayas, Gotu Kola is used as a meditation aid, and, in Southeast Asia, this herb is credited as the source of elephants’ long life spans and exceptional memories.

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In addition to its effects on the brain, contemporary herbalists use Gotu Kola as a wound healer, diuretic, antioxidant, nerve tonic, and antibacterial remedy.

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