Gotu Kola Herb Wild (1 oz.)
Other: Asiatic pennywort, Indian pennywort, ji xue cao (Chinese), hierba de clavo, sombrerito (Spanish)1 mandukaparni
Plant Family: Apiaceae
Gotu kola is known throughout the Asian world as a potent medicinal herb and a tasty food. It has been utilized for thousands of years in both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda for its wound healing properties and for its positive effect on memory and focus. Just recently its value has been recognized in the U.S. as an herb that supports cognition and vascular health.
Gotu kola promotes healthy memory functioning and alertness.
Cultivation And Harvesting
India produces most of the gotu kola for commerce, although Madagascar is thought to produce superior quality.5
History And Folklore
Gotu kola is a medicinal plant known throughout Asia as for its calming effect.
Flavor Notes And Energetics
Sweet, bitter, and astringent in taste. Energetically cooling.
Tonic, analgesic, febrifuge, alterative, diuretic, vulnerary, rejuvenative, anthelmintic
Uses And Preparations
Dried above ground parts as a tea, tincture, ground and encapsulated, or made into a topical application
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
For educational purposes only.