Gotu Kola Herb Organic 1 oz. - Rosemary's Garden

Gotu Kola Herb Organic 1 oz.

$ 1.84


Other: Asiatic pennywort, Indian pennywort, ji xue cao (Chinese), hierba de clavo, sombrerito (Spanish)1 mandukaparni

Botanical Name

Centella asiatica 
Plant Family: Apiaceae

Synonyms

Hydrocotyle asiatica

Overview

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.

Herbal Actions

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.

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