Herb - Gotu Kola

By Empress Herbs

$ 2.15 

This variant is currently sold out

Organic or Wildcrafted - sold by the oz. 

Centella asiatica

  • improves the body’s nonspecific response to disease and stress
  • best for hot skin conditions
  • improves meditation
  • balances right and left brain hemispheres
  • important regenerative herb in Ayurvedic medicine
  • builds up (cleanses and nourishes) immune system
  • strengthens adrenals
  • blood tonic (overall health and skin)
  • rejuvenative nervine for nervous disorders (epilepsy, senility, premature aging)
  • brain tonic (improves cognition and memory)
  • energizes central nervous system (helps combat stress and depression, energizes mental depletion, improves reflexes, and increases libedo)
  • relieves high blood pressure
  • used to treat rheumatism, blood diseases, congestive heart failure, UTI, venereal disease, and hepatitis
  • speeds wound healing
  • mild diuretic - helps shrink swollen membranes
  • circulatory system: improves blood flow, strengthens veins and capillaries. It is used to treat phlebitis, leg cramps, and abnormal tingling of extremities.
  • minimizes varicose veins and scarring
  • useful in repairing skin and connective tissues, smooths out cellulite
  • may be helpful in slowing retinopathy
  • thought to strengthen the lining of the GI tract and aid in treating ulcers
  • soothes irritability and anxiety
  • repairs connective and soft tissue: especially after bruising and inflammatory conditions (including those where skin is affected)

 

 

Sources:

Rosemary Gladstar - Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health

Susan Weed - New Menopausal Years (alternative approaches for women 30-90)

Matthew Wood - The Book of Herbal Wisdom

Jim McDonald - http://www.herbcraft.org/

David Winston - https://www.herbalstudies.net/

Nicholas Culpeper - Culpeper’s Complete Herbal

Kiva Rose - http://bearmedicineherbals.com/about

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