Pennywort or Gotu kola (Centella asiatica)

Pennywort or Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)

Pennywort or Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) Plant of the Gods

Words are inadequate to describe the power of this plant wide spread over South-Africa and said to be the reason for the longevity of the Asiatic elephant.

Closer to home here in London it is a rare jewel and one should feel lucky to get your hands on a live specimen.

This plant is widely used in alternative medicine having a positive effect on circulation and skin disorders, and for its claim to fame which is its ability to dissolve cellulite which naturally makes it a sought after ingredient for slimming creams and the likes of. And the list goes on.

I personally simply love to drink it as a tea to induce an enhanced state of mental calm and clarity without excessive brain activity.

Best you consult a qualified Herbal Medicine practitioner.

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