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This NEW Gotu Kola Extract has a confirmed 10% Asiaticosides, one of the main active ingredients in Gotu Kola.

Asiaticoside in C. asiatica has wound curative ability by increasing angiogenesis and collagen formation. The asiaticoside enhances the stretching strength of the newly formed skin and promotes the wound’s healing. It also prevents the inflammatory process, which may increase the capillary permeability and provoke hypertrophy in abrasions.

Centella asiatica is effective in improving treatment of small wounds, hypertrophic wounds as well as burns, psoriasis and scleroderma. … Research results indicate that it can be used in the treatment of photoaging skin, cellulite and striae

These herbal extracts are ideal for adding to herbal teas, or other beverages, and can also be added to foods.  The Gotu Kola extract should not be taken by pregnant or nursing mothers. The usual dose of Gotu Kola extract would be 120-240 mg, twice a day.

One of Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine’s most treasured herbal medicines, Gotu Kola is the shape of the human brain – so it’s no wonder it has been revered for thousands of years for its ability to enhance cognitive function. Gotu Kola is known for increasing blood vessel and collagen growth. The plant itself can soak up heavy metals from the soil. Actions: antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, adaptogen. Common medicinal uses include: to increase long-term memory, improve healing, prevent hair loss, treatment of psoriasis, treatment of stomach ulcers, to increase skin strength and collagen production. It reduces anxiety and is a natural anti-depressant by increasing serotonin and dopamine. Gotu Kola has a very mild to slightly bitter taste. Traditionally mixed with ghee in Ayurvedic medicine. Legend has it that people observed elephants eating wild growing Gotu Kola and, knowing their memory, decided to try it themselves. Nicknamed the “Herb of Enlightenment” by monks, yogis, sages and Daoists.

Gotu Kola is a known nootropic. Nootropic also known as ‘cognitive enhancers‘ are drugs that some people use in an attempt to improve memory, increase mental alertness and concentration as well as boost energy levels and wakefulness.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3116297/

Medicinal Use

One of Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine’s most treasured herbal medicines, Gotu Kola is the shape of the human brain – so it’s no wonder it has been revered for thousands of years for its ability to enhance cognitive function. Gotu Kola is known for increasing blood vessel and collagen growth. The plant itself can soak up heavy metals from the soil. Actions: antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, adaptogen. Common medicinal uses include: to increase long-term memory, improve healing, prevent hair loss, treatment of psoriasis, treatment of stomach ulcers, to increase skin strength and collagen production. It reduces anxiety and is a natural anti-depressant by increasing serotonin and dopamine. Gotu Kola has a very mild to slightly bitter taste. Traditionally mixed with ghee in Ayurvedic medicine. Legend has it that people observed elephants eating wild growing Gotu Kola and, knowing their memory, decided to try it themselves. Nicknamed the “Herb of Enlightenment” by monks, yogis, sages and Daoists.

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Important Note: Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.