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Gotu Kola

Symptoms: Fatigue, Depression, Sleeplessness/Insomnia, Low Concentration, Loss of Memory


Gotu kola has been used for hundreds of years in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines. Gotu kola is a rich source of vitamin K, and also contains magnesium, calcium and other nutritional properties. Gotu kola typically found in India and parts of Africa, and is a member of the parsley family.

Gotu kola has a calming effect on the body and is chiefly used to support the central nervous system. It helps alleviate fatigue, and reduce the effects of depression and insomnia. Gotu kola may also be used to increase brain function, improving concentration and memory.

Gotu kola has a positive effect on circulation, improving the flow of blood throughout the body and and strengthening the veins and capillaries. Antibiotic properties found in gotu kola support the immune system and are especially beneficial in treating a variety of skin problems.

Gotu kola has been used to relieve symptoms related to colds and respiratory problems, including congestion, fevers and sore throats.

Gotu kola may also be used to support the heart, and promote healthy liver and kidney functions.

Take two capsules twice a day with meals; ATC Concentrated, take one capsules a day with a meal.


Categories: Nervous System

Secondary Symptoms: Circulation, Immune System, Skin Problems, Colds/Flu, Respiratory Problems, Congestion, Fever, Sore Throat, Liver Problems, Kidney Problems


Gotu kola is also available in these combination packages:


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