Fresh organic Centella asiatica infused in organic cold ~ pressed helianthus annus oil.
The ancient Sanskrit term for Centella asiatica is Brahmi, which means “knowledge.” Native to India and the tropical islands of the Indian Ocean, it also grows in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, East Africa, and South Africa and is utilized by the pharmaceutical industry for its concentration of healing triterpenoid compounds.
Gotu Kola stimulates the synthesis of the collagen and has a general regenerative effect on the tissues. The extract is used in for healing of tissue and circulatory and venous problems. It shows dramatic results in wound healing of broken tissue, burns, and reducing the formation of scar tissue. It also helps prevent and reduce cellulite. It has been shown to strengthen veins and capillaries and improve the flow of blood.
Some of the constituents:
Asiatic acid – aids in preventing wrinkles and firming the skin. Improves circulation and helps to prevent excessive keloid formation.
Asiaticoside – helps wound and lesion healing. Stimulates the formulation of fibroblasts, the collagen cells that form the mesh which shapes the skin. Asiaticoside also increases blood supply to wounded tissue. It is similar to a steroid in its chemical composition.
Madecassic acid – aids in the synthesis of collagen and tissue regeneration
Madecassoisise – strong anti-inflammatory agent, helps blood circulation.
Organic Gotu Kola Oil - Centella asiatica - Brahma Buti - Hydrocotyle
M A G I C A L P R O P E R T I E S
In India, Gotu kola is regarded as perhaps the most spiritual of all herbs. Growing in some areas of the Himalayas, gotu kola is used by yogis to improve meditation. It is said to develop the crown chakra, the energy center at the top of the head and to balance the right and left hemispheres of the brain, which the leaf is said to resemble. It is regarded as one of the most important rejuvenative herbs in Ayurvedic Medicine. Sri Lankans noticed that elephants, renowned for their longevity, munched on the leaves of the plant. Thus the leaves became known as a promoter of long life. It is said to fortify the immune system, both cleansing and feeding it and to strengthen the adrenals. It has been used as a pure blood tonic and for skin health. It has also been used to promote restful sleep.