Gotu kola (Centella asiatica)

Gotu Kola Shows Anxiety-Reducing Activity in Clinical Trial

Presents a clinical trial showing the effect of the herb gotu kula on the acoustic startle response in health human subjects. Effectiveness of gotu kula in reducing anxiety; Measurement of eye b...

Gotu Kola

Help for varicose veins and more

Gotu kola's (Centella asiatica) popularity as a medicinal herb is mostly due to its reputation as a brain stimulant. Since ancient times, the leaves have been used in India to sharpen memory, focus the mind and enhance meditation. However, these are not gotu kola's only claims to fame.

A Scientific Solution to UNSIGHTLY CELLULITE

The article discusses the factors that trigger the development of cellulite in women and explores solutions to treat cellulite. According to the article, cellulite can be caused by factors such a...

The Healing Herbs: Gotu Kola

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Gotu kola, a creeping vine native to India and Sri Lanka, among other areas, has been used for thousands of years in ayurvedic medicine to calm inflamed skin. Now, studies published in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Phytomedicine confirm that the plant (also known as Centella asiatica) has anti-inflammatory benefits and may I even stimulate the production of collagen, the protein fibers in skin that give strength and elasticity. Try gotu kola-rich body lotion from Sundari ($24; sundari.com), and Body Bistro Eye Jelly and Eye Butter ($42 each; bodybistro.com).

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