Gotu Kola – a powerful Rasayana, adaptogenic, nervine and circulatory promoting CentellaAsiatica, commonly called by its Sri Lankan name gotu kola, and known as the ‘promoter of longevity’ has been a centrepiece of Ayurvedic medicine for millenia. It is rich in amino acids, beta carotene, essential fatty acids, and anti-oxidants and is a renowned skin, body and mind rejuvenator. It is a rich source of pentacyclic triterpenoids that function to proliferate collagen production, improve elasticity, increase the strength of newly forms skin cells and prevents scar tissue formation. Its anti-inflammatory properties promote wound healing and healthy capillaries and veins. Known in Ayurvedic medicine as a sattvic brain tonic (interestingly the leaf resembles the cerebellum), it promotes cerebral circulation and supports the nervous system for concentration, memory and focus, while reducing anxiety and nervousness. Truly an exceptional Ayurvedic superfood!