Gotu Kola Herbal

Gotu Kola

Centella asiatica

PART USED: Aerial portion

PROPERTIES: Alterative, Sudorific, Tonic (brain), Nervine, Sedative, Peripheral Vasodilator, Diuretic

SYSTEMS AFFECTED: Nervous, Brain, Integumentary, Cardiovascular

POSSIBLE USES: skin issues, wound healing, memory, energy, digestive ailments


A popular tonic herb in Ayurvedic medicine, it is considered a rejuvenator, being especially useful in restoring memory and aiding concentration. Gotu Kola is predominantly used for skin problems and wounds in the West. In India it is used specifically to treat leprosy and skin ulcers even today. Gotu Kola’s anti-inflammatory properties are also well recognized. This herb is helpful for fevers, stomach and intestinal complaints, asthma, and bronchitis.

©Copyright Butterfly Expressions 2020, 2021