Gotu kola also known in North India as Brahmi– Centella asiatica is an herb that is commonly used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines. The aboveground parts are used to treat many aliments and to improve ones health.
It has largely been known to increase mental function. It may also help with fertility, improve the digestion, stimulate hair growth, and aid in the healing of skin problems. It helps by speeding up the collagen formation and allows blood vessels to form. It also lends a large quantity of antioxidants to wounds during the first stages of healing.
Brahmi is used to treat bacterial, viral, or parasitic infections such as urinary tract infections (UTI shingles, leprosy, cholera, dysentery, syphilis, the common cold influenza, H1N1 (swine) flu, elephantiasis, and tuberculosis.
It has also been used for fatigue, anxiety, depression, psychiatric disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, and improving memory and intelligence. Other uses include trauma, and circulation problems (venous insufficiency) including varicose veins, and blood clots in the legs.
Some people use gotu kola for sunstroke, tonsillitis, fluid around the lungs (pleurisy), liver disease (hepatitis), jaundice, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), stomach pain, diarrhea, indigestion, stomach ulcers, epilepsy, asthma, “tired blood” (anemia), diabetes, and for helping them live longer.
Women have also been known to use it for preventing pregnancy, absence of menstrual periods, and to arouse sexual desire. They have even applied it to the skin for stretch marks caused by pregnancy.
Brahmi is so versatile and that’s why we use it in so many or our products…….
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