Gotu kola is a very important herb that has wonderful health benefits and especially for its ability to improve memory. Gotu kola is also known as CENTELLA ASIATICA. It's eaten as a vegetable and it is one of the most widely used important Ayurvedic herbs in the market today.
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01. Boost central nervous system
Gotu Kola is a rejuvenative nervine recommended for nervous disorders,combat stress and depression, energize flagging mental powers, increase libido, ward off a nervous breakdown and improve reflexes.
02. Combats high blood pressure
It is used to treat blood diseases, congestive heart failure, urinary tract infections, venereal diseases, hepatitis and high blood pressure.
03. Improves circulatory system
Gotu kola has a positive effect on the circulatory system. It improves the flow of blood while strengthening the veins and capillaries. It has been used successfully to treat phlebitis, leg cramps, and abnormal tingling of the extremities.
04. Repairs skin
prevent infection and inhibit scar formation. It is also useful in repairing skin and connective tissues and smoothing out cellulite.
05. Protect veins and blood vessels
Gotu Kola strengthens the walls of blood vessels and also may be effective for slowing retinopathy, the gradual breakdown of the retina in the eyes.And it may be help to relieve hemorrhoids.
Instructions for use
- Herbal Drink
- Add ½ tea spoon of Gotukola Powder into a cup of hot water.
- Keep 10 – 15 minutes.
- Drain it and drink.
2. Rice Porridge
Ingredients (per person)
- 1/2 tea spoon of Gotukola Powder (per person)
- 1/4 cup of rice (red) rinsed
- 1/2 cloves of garlic sliced
- Small piece of ginger or 1/4 tea spoon of ginger powder
- Salt to taste
- 1/3 cup coconut milk
In a medium saucepan add the rice, garlic and ginger and 2 cups of water. Pop the lid on and cook until the rice is cooked.
Meanwhile, put Gotukola powder in to a bowl and add ½ cups of water and stair it. Keep it 10-15 minutes and drain it to another cup and add to the cooked rice pot and stair continuously 5 min.
Add the coconut milk and season to taste. When the mixture is warmed through, take off the heat and serve hot with plenty of palm sugar or jaggery.