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Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola

As per Ayurveda

Gotu Kola is used to support vein integrity which results in improved memory and attentive span. Revitalize the nerves, tonic to brain, strengthen intelligence, and improve concentration. It is an aid for meditation that is said to balance the two sides of the brain. Used to combat stress and depression, energize flagging psychological powers, fight sterility, ward off a nervous breakdown, and improve reflexes.

Primary benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Gotu Kola Powder helps in meditation & naturally works on the both sides of brain.
  • It acts as brain tonic.
  • It is also known as “Saraswati” the Goddess of study and wisdom so helps to support healthy brain.
  • Supports brain health.
  • Supports healthy nervous system.

Other Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • It also supports healthy digestive system.
  • It also supports healthy heart functions.
  • Gotu Kola also helps to throat health.
  • It helps as rejuvenating tonic and strengthens body parts.
  • Supports complexion as Gotu Kola’s Powder paste is used by many herbalist externally as skin paste.

$17.95

As per Ayurveda:

  • Family Name: Apiaceae
  • Latin Name: Centella Asiatica

Properties:

  • Rasa (Taste): Bitter
  • Veerya (Potency): Sheeta (Cold)
  • Vipak (Post Digestive Effect): Madhur (Sweet)
  • Unique Property: Brain tonic
  • Action on Doshas (Humors): It helps to balance all three Doshas: Vata (Air), Pitta (Fire), and Kapha (Water) but is especially useful for Pitta (Fire) related nervous system.

Chemical Composition:

Triterpenoide saponins viz., madecacoside and asiaticoside and there aglycones viz., Asiatic acid and madecassic acid. It also contains saponin viz ,other chemicl constituents are asiaticoside B,brahminoside ,brahmhoside, centeloside, indencentelloside, thankuniside and isothankuniside triterpenoide and viz,brahmic acid isobrahmic acid, bettulic acid ,centic acid and centioic acid ,flavonoide ,glycoside 3glycosylquercetin and 3glucosylkampferol and an alkaloide hydrocotyline.

Best Source:

This plant is common all over India, growing plentifully in moist localities, viz., marshy banks of rivers, streams, and ponds and in irrigated lawns and fields.

Serving Size:

Adults: 1 Capsules 2 or 3 time’s days with water 1 – 2 Hrs. after meals. Take first dose after breakfast. Adjust the dosage as per your body requirement or as per the advice of your practitioner.

Food to Favour:

  • nuts [Walnuts, almonds, cashew nuts]
  • Green leafy Vegetables [pumpkin, beetroots, celery, broccoli, spinach]
  • Oily fish [salmon, sardines]
  • Flax seeds
  • Milk
  • Kale
  • Banana
  • Avocados
  • Blueberries
  • Coconut oil
  • Egg yolk
  • Dark chocolate
  • Olive oil

Food to Avoid:

  • Potato chips
  • Snacks
  • White rice
  • Pasta
  • White bread
  • Noodles
  • Starchy food
  • Heavy food that is difficult to digest.
  • Oily food

Do’s:

  • Take cereals with milk daily.
  • Take regular meals at regular timings.
  • Eat plenty of legumes, fruits and vegetables.
  • Try to expose to outdoor for playing.
  • Enjoy natural sounds and fresh air.

Don’t:

  • Stop to take up the small snacks.
  • Avoid stress or worries.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption or smoking.

Healthy Tips:

  • Nutritional diet
  • Morning walk
  • Yoga
  • Restful sleep
  • Peaceful mind

PRECAUTIONS:

Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of health care provider. Keep away from the reach of children.

Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books:

CLASSICAL REFERENCES:

  • Adarsh Nighantu
  • Dravyaguna Vigana
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India

SCIENCTIFIC REFERENCES:

  • Centella asiatica. Altern Med Rev. 2007,12(1), 69-72.
  • Kapoor LD. CRC Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press Inc;1990;61.

Other Uncommon Names of This Herb: Perook, Vallaarai, Thankuni Pata, Asiatic Pennywort, Indian Pennywort, Manduki, Divya, Maha Aushadhi, Pegagan, Mandookaparni, Khulakhudi, Thankun.

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