Gotu Kola is a wonderful herb that grows all over the world and has many powerful health benefits… and is considered by many to be a true super adaptogenic herb.
Gotu Kola is one of the most powerful antioxidants on the market and also a great anti-inflammatory agent thus helping with arthritis.
Gotu Kola helps with stress and the regeneration of the adrenal glands and also boosts your memory capacity, focus, concentration, and some say intelligence too… plus it helps with depression and mood enhancement. In studies mice given gotu kola they were able to learn much faster… between 3 to 60% faster than the control group. And in studies done on children with learning disabilities they were able to concentrate better, adjusted to surroundings faster, and were more attentive.
Gotu Kola works wonders for nervousness, insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks and the effects of old age, and it also improves digestion, and allows you to feel full of energy. In studies with older people given gotu kola they had less stress and depression in general. It also lowers blood pressure, strengthens the liver and kidneys, and helps with urinary tract infections. It also strengthens the walls of blood vessels and arteries and helps with the prevention of strokes… and studies show that gotu kola can protect brain tissue from damage caused by strokes. Gotu Kola has also been used for treating dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, seizures, and even MS.
Gotu Kola is great for healing stomach ulcers and for soothing and healing inflamed intestines. Plus gotu kola boost your immune system thus helping to prevent disease.
Gotu Kola contains lots of great minerals and vitamins including Vitamins A, B’s, and C plus selenium, phosphorus, iron, calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, and even silicon for strong hair and nails.
Studies show that gotu kola can help with congestion from colds and flues and also reduce fevers. Also works well for funny sensations and tingling in the arms and legs and leg cramps. It also works well as a good diuretic thus helping you to lose water weight and lower blood pressure.
Gotu Kola is a powerful antibacterial agent that has been used for treating skin wounds, skin ulcers, psoriasis, burns, scleroderma, surgical wounds, leprosy, also works well for varicose veins and hemorrhoids, plus it strengthens and adds tone to the skin. And the extract of Gotu Kola can speed up healing by more than 70% compared to control groups. Plus new studies show that gotu kola kills cancer cells… especially stomach, liver, skin, and uterine cancer cells.
Jiulong Baguazhang Master — Li Ching Yuen was reported to live to be 256 years old (born in 1677 and died in 1933) and had 23 wives, and believed his longevity was due to drinking guto kola tea every day. A yogi in India guru Nanddo Narian who lived to be 107 said his good health was do to drinking guto kola tea every day. And some people believe that gutu kola can help you concentrate better while learning meditation and other forms of spiritual practices… and gotu kola is said to fortify all three areas of life — Jing, Shen, and Chi in Chinese Medicine.
You can buy guto kola as teas, capsules, salves, tablets, tinctures, and infusions on-line or at your local health food store.
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