The Herb of Enlightenment
Gotu Kola: The Many Benefits of the Ancient Herb of Enlightenment and Longevity
By Justin Faerman
In nature, form follows function. It should come as no surprise then, that one of Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine’s most treasured herbal medicines, Gotu Kola (Latin: Centella asiatica), is highly reminiscent of the shape of the human brain..
Gotu Kola: A Potential Herbal Cure-all
By Kashmira J. Gohil,* Jagruti A. Patel, and Anuradha K. Gajjar
In recent times, focus on plant research has increased all over the world. Centella asiatica is an important medicinal herb that is widely used in the orient and is becoming popular in the West. Triterpenoid, saponins, the primary constituents of Centella asiatica are manly believed to be responsible for its wide therapeutic...