Monday, July 11, 2011

Gotu Kola - Monograph

Common Name – Gotu kola

Botanical Name – Centella Asiatica

Parts Used – Nuts, Roots and Seeds

Active Constituents – beta-carotene, beta-sitosterol, campesterol, camphor, kaempferol, saponins, stigmasterol

So what is Gotu kola good for?

Gotu kola helps to eliminate excess fluids.

Gotu koal help decrees fatigue and depression.

Gotu kola stimulates the nervous system and is considered to be a brain tonic.

Gotu kola helps to promote healing.

Gotu kola is good for varicose veins as well as heart and liver function.


Tincture – 30-50 drops three times a day

Tea form – one cup three times a day


May cause dermatitis when used topically

Research articles with links

Centella asiatica accelerates nerve regeneration upon oral administration and contains multiple active fractions increasing neurite elongation invitro

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