Write a review
| 1 answered question

Organic Gotu Kola Leaves

Need a small amount of herbs for a project?  We've got you covered!  All of our herbs are either wildcrafted, from local farmers or purchased through organic suppliers that have ethical standards online.

We offer this herb in 1oz only at this time (this is by weight).

Gotu Kola - Centella Asiatica

Orgin - India

Also known as Indian Pennywort, Brahmi

Parts - Leaf

Key Constituents - Triterpene saponins, glycosides, flavonoids, volatile oils, sesquiterpenes, fatty acids, phytosterols.

Uses - Most commonly consumed raw or cooked with vegetables as a seasoning (great combined with Basil and Black Pepper!) Good externally in oils after infusing.  Awakens and aligns the crown chakra, helping balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain. Rejuvenation herb.

Taste - Sweet, Bitter, Astringent, Pungent

Energy - Cooling, Neutral, Balancing

Safety - Generally accepted as a gentle herb, contraindicated only when there is a known allergy (in which case may result in contact dermatitis) but is generally considered safe.  Those with deficiencies of vitamins A, D, E & K, or issues with upper GI irritation should consult advise before consuming.

We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.