Gotu kola

Centella asiatico Nature's tissue healer

Gotu kola contains compounds that encourage wounds, ulcers and scars to heal, and can be used both internally and externally for this purpose. Taken internally, it can also aid symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency so, like horse chestnut, it may encourage the healing of ulcers. ♦ D(»S\(,i: Take commercially prepared tablets or capsules of gotu kola extract according to the manufacturer's instructions. For topical use, add gotu kola tincture to a cream or ointment base (for detailed instructions, see page 193), and apply to the affected area 2 to 3 times per day.

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