Gotu Kola Herb has been used for centuries in various parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. It has been known to improve blood circulation and swelling. Due to its ability to improve blood circulation, Gotu Kola Herb is also known to aid in the healing of minor wounds.
“Centella asiatica L. (Gotu Kola) is a nutritionally important plant and a valued traditional medicine in South East Asia… It is consumed in the form of GLVs and in the preparation of juice, drink, and other food products. It is also known to contain vitamins B and C, proteins, important minerals, and some other phytonutrients such as flavonoids, volatile oils, tannins, and polyphenol. In vitroand in vivo studies have shown important health benefits like antidiabetic, wound-healing, antimicrobial, memory-enhancing, antioxidant, and neuroprotecting activities.”
Chandrika, Udumalagala Gamage, and Peramune A. A. S. Prasad Kumara. “Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica): Nutritional Properties and Plausible Health Benefits.” in Advances in Food and Nutrition Research. Vol. 76, 2015, 125-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.afnr.2015.08.001
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