Prized for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda, gotu kola is widely used throughout Asia to support skin conditions, promote wound healing, and maintain general and cognitive health. Dried leaves are commonly brewed in teas and extracted in tisanes and tinctures.
Referred to in Traditional Chinese Medicine as one of the "miracle elixirs of life" or the "fountain of life", legends boast of the health and longevity benefits of consuming fresh gotu kola. A member of the parsley family, fresh gotu kola is also a staple culinary ingredient throughout Asia.
Botanical Name: Centella asiatica
Botanical Family: Apiaceae
Growing Method: Organic I Kosher
Plant Part(s): Leaf
Properties: Antioxidant, Supports overall cognitive health, Calming, Promotes wound healing
Precautions: We recommend consulting with a qualified healthcare practitioner prior to using herbal or botanical products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.