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Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) is a perennial herbaceous plant native to Asia, mainly in India, China, Indonesia, and Southeast Asia. It’s also known by other names such as Indian pennywort, Brahmi, and mandookaparni.

Gotu Kola leaf is used in Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and Siddha medicine. It’s best known for its benefits to the brain, blood flow, vein health, and skin health. It supports skin regeneration and wound healing by supporting healthy collagen levels.

Gotu Kola tincture in front of the leaves with bulletpoints

Gotu Kola leaf contains saponins, triterpenoids (such as asiaticoside, asiatic acid, and madecassic acid), flavonoids, phenolic compounds, and vitamins. These are responsible for their health-promoting effects. Gotu Kola also includes a bitter component, vallerine, making it an excellent choice for digestive and other beneficial effects.

Gotu Kola has been shown in scientific studies to:

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Gotu Kola liquid herb

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