Gotu Kola

 Centella asiatica       Family: Umbelliferae



Caution: Avoid large doses, narcotic and produces vertigo

Fun Fact: Historically used to improve memory, East Indians point out elephants eat gotu kola

Dosage: 10-30 drops tincture taken up to 3 times daily, 1-2 Tbsp dried herb infused in 1 Cup hot water, take up to 3 Cups daily

Parts Used: Leaves

Range: Native to India, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia

Habitat & Growing Conditions: Likes wet, marshy areas; partial shade preferred; suited for subtropical climates or a greenhouse


Key Constituents:

This herb is a great companion for gingko biloba. Try it in:


Herbs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, Keville, Kathi p62


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