Gotu Kola

Centella asiatica 

Part Used



Nervous; urinary; skin


Adaptogen; alterative; anti-inflammatory; anti-rheumatic; bitter; connective tissue builder; diuretic; nervine tonic; peripheral vasodilator; vulnerary

Traditional Uses

A revitalizing herb that strengthens nervous system function and memory; brings stimulation to the brain, while being a relaxing nervine to other areas of the body. Used in skin conditions and wound healing to speed up collagen formation; increases antioxidant levels within the wound in early stages of tissue repair. Promotes the repair of connective tissue – hair, nails – and the treatment of burns and scars.