Plant Uses: Gotu Kola is used in Ayurveda to balance all three doshas, it is used as a rejuvenative tonic to the body particularly for the brain. Improves blood circulation, helps to relax the central nervous system, supports cognitive enhancement.
Plant Preparation: Infusion – make a nourishing cup of tea.
Plant Properties: Adaptogen, anti-viral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, tonic, digestive, blood purifier, adrenal strengthener, brain and memory tonic.
Energetics & Taste: Cooling, sweet, bitter, astringent.
Scientific name: Centella Asiatica.
Common names: Centella, Asiatic or Indian pennywort, herb of longevity, Mandukaparni, Brahmi, the arthritis herb.
Part Used: Leaf.