- Vulnerary (wound healing)
- Anti inflammatory
- Venous Tonic
- Anxiety Support
- Dermatological Agent
- Circulatory Stimulant
- Dementia Support
- Enhanced Cognition
- Varicose Veins
Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is a type of leafy plant traditionally used in Asian cuisines that also has a long history of use in both Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine.
It is a perennial plant indigenous to the tropical wetlands of Southeast Asia, where it is a commonly used as a juice, tea, or green leafy vegetable.
Gotu kola is believed by alternative practitioners to have antimicrobial, antidiabetic,
anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, and memory-enhancing properties.
No adverse effects have been reported.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose, large doses can cause headaches, vertigo and coma.
Safety in pregnancy is not known. Avoid use
None known when taken at the recommended dose. Do not exceed recommended daily dose.
Sedative medications (CNS depressants) interacts with GOTU KOLA
Large amounts of gotu kola might cause sleepiness and drowsiness.
Medications that cause sleepiness are called sedatives. Taking gotu kola along with sedative medications might cause too much sleepiness.
Some sedative medications include clonazepam (Klonopin), lorazepam (Ativan), phenobarbital (Donnatal), zolpidem (Ambien), and others.
Do not use Gotu Kola with any medication that may cause harm to the liver.
*Our naturopath will consult with you to ensure this is right for you.