GOTU KOLA ROOT
(hydrocotyle asiatica or centella asiatica)
The whole gotu kola plant has been widely used in India and
Fiji to treat skin inflammations, to improve blood circulation, to aid in the
treatment of bloating, congestion and depression. A Sinhalese proverb says
“Two leaves of Gotu Kola a day keep old age away.”
Gotu Kola Root is a memory and brain
stimulant. It has been used to help with
learning disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, and senility. It is a thyroid support that
counteracts fatigue and depression; increases the sex drive. Gotu Kola Root increases blood
circulation and protects against cardio-vascular disease. It has been used to treat varicose
veins, particularly, discomfort, tiredness, and swelling; and hemorrhoids.
It stimulates the central nervous system; and promotes wound
healing. It helps promote a healthy heart and liver function; helps eliminate excess fluids;
rebuild energy reserves.
Formulas that contain GOTU KOLA ROOT: Alert
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