Gotu kola is a leafy green herb of the parsley family. This medicinal plant is known as the “herb of longevity,” Gotu kola is often
combined with other herbs and spices to enhance flavor in Asian cuisine. Its taste can range from mild to slightly bitter and it is unique in that it has virtually no detectable fragrance. The leaf is used in tea blends, soups, and sauces and eaten as a salad green and cooked vegetable.
Gotu kola is a staple in traditional Chinese, Indonesian, and Ayurvedic medicine and is said to help improve your overall health and well-being. It contains many nutrients, including several B-vitamins, C-vitamin and antioxidants. Its impressive health-promoting properties are said to boost brainpower, heal skin issues, promote liver and kidney health, ease inflammation and improve circulation.
Dried Leaf & Stem / Cut & Sifted
Culinary and Medicinal Herb
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose-leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Gotu Kola Chutney
Gotu Kola Curry
Gotu Kola Sambol
Sri Lankan Gotukola Salad
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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