Gotu kola

Scientific Name

Centella asiatica


Overview

Gotu kola is known as an anti-aging botanical.  It heals wounds, is a sedative, and enhances mental health.  It also treats burns, cellulite, cirrhosis of the liver, varicose veins, and a variety of other blood vessel ailments.  Gotu kola is toxic when taken in high doses.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs