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Hydrocotyl asciatica / Gotu Kola Organic Tincture
£5.65 – £14.58
Organic Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Organic Gotu Kola to 3 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% Organic sugar beet derived ethanol.
Centella asiatica or Hydrocotyl asciatica, commonly known as centella, Asiatic pennywort or Indian pennywort or Gotu kola, is a herbaceous, frost-tender perennial plant in the flowering plant family Apiaceae, subfamily Mackinlayoideae.
Centella grows in tropical swampy areas and is indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and wetland regions of the Southeastern US. Because the plant is aquatic, it is especially sensitive to biological and chemical pollutants in the water, which may be absorbed into the plant. It can be cultivated in drier soils as long as they are watered regularly enough (such as in a home garden arrangement). It is used as a culinary vegetable and as medicinal herb.
The leaves of the plant contain glucoside, asiaticoside and acetic acid. The leaves and root contain acetic acid. The dried leaf contains centoic acid. The entire plant is rich in Vitamin B and C and carotenoids. It is mentioned in all the ancient scriptures of Ayurveda.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250 ml, 500 ml, 1000 ml