Centella a.k.a Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)
Gotu Kola has been used in traditional Chinese, Indian, and Indonesian medicine for thousands of years. In the Tai-Chi tradition it is used to increase concentration, and indian Yogis utilise it to improve their meditative practices. Gotu Kola has also been shown by scientific studies to notably increase blood circulation, calmness, contenness, memory, as well as reduce anxiety and depression. it is often prescribed as a mood lifter. Gotu Kola has also been used topically to treat wounds, burns, psoriasis and other skin conditions. It is suspected that its efficacy is due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Origin: Jogjakarta, Indonesia