Gotu kola (Also known as Brahmi), the brain food of herbs, has long been prized by students and yogis for its memory-enhancing properties. Native to Sri Lanka and South Africa, gotu kola extract and herb has been used for centuries to relieve mental fatigue, and as a tonic for overall brain and nervous system support. Rich in vitamins A, B, E, K and magnesium, researchers have found that it also contains several glycosides that exhibit healing properties.
Taking Brahmi-Gotu Kola capsules increases circulation and oxygen flow to the brain which increases energy without taxing the adrenal system. Our Brahmi-Gotu Kola formula is made with a select combination of organic cultivated and ethically wildcrafted herbs and roots, formulated to help support memory, enhance physical, mental, and emotional clarity, and promote longevity.
Gotu Kola is a fabulous nutritive “long-life” adaptogen, with potent antioxidants that have special affinities for the brain and nervous system as well as circulation.
Brahmi-Gotu Kola is one of the world’s most powerful adaptogenic herbs. It helps replenish and nourish the nervous system. It promotes increased circulation to the brain and increases energy without stimulating the adrenals. It contains approximately 10% phenols, which are powerful antioxidants supporting anti-aging properties. Research has shown that Brahmi-Gotu Kola enhances memory function. It is calming to the nervous system, decreasing anxiety and mental fatigue. It lifts mood and enhances concentration. The ABC's of Brahmi-Gotu Kola are adaptogen-brain-circulation.
To learn more about herbs that support positive mood, please see our blog Happy Herbs, Happy People.
Brahmi-Gotu Kola parallels the actions of: gingko bilboa and ginseng.
To learn more about how Brahmi-Gotu Kola supports the kidneys and adrenal glands, read our blog post Support Happiness with Kidney & Adrenal Health.
|Traditional Uses||Optimizing & Complementary Products||Notes|
|Adaptogen||All classic "long-life" herbs are powerful adaptogens. Centella is a highly regarded "long-life" herb in many cultures and traditions.|
|Antioxidant||Many of the deep actions of Centella, for instance its cognitive function activity, are strongly mediated by antioxidant activity.|
|Brain||Revered for thousands of years for its ability to enhance cognitive function.|
|Cardio/circulation||Heart Guard||Centella is known to optimize capillary filtering/reabsorption flows and supports the tone of the venous system.|
|Energy||High frequency bitter herbs with an extra affinity for nerve tissue increase energy via catabolic reactions that minimize congestion and optimize flow of physiology.|
Gotu Kola is a hydrophyte (living in water) capable of phytoremediation (able to purify water by drawing molecules from it) and so you must ensure your Gotu Kola grows in pristine water or it could be the most toxic plant in its environment. ORGANIC INDIA Gotu Kola is wild-harvested in remote spring fed forests. All ORGANIC INDIA herbs are thoroughly tested for heavy metals. For more information, please read this.
Brahmi means “divine” and is also one of the 8 Divine Mothers of all created beings. The word Brahmi also refers to Saraswati, the goddess of speech, creativity and sacred knowledge.
Brahmi/Gotu Kola whole herb (Centella asiatica) with potent antioxidant polyphenols like flavanoids (quercetin, kaempferol, catechin and rutin) and triterpenes/saponins (asiaticosides, asiatic acid, madecassic acid)