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Should you take supplements everyday?

Supplements can contribute to good health by allowing access to nutrients that may not be available in the diet. It is often recommended by manufacturers to take a certain number of tablet or capsules per day to achieve the desired … Continue reading

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Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica): Cognitive Enhancer

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is a herb that has a long history of use as a general tonic. Gotu kola is a herb that is used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine, and it has been extensively researched for its health effects. … Continue reading

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Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola): Mood Enhancer

Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola) is a herb that is thought to have adaptogenic properties. Gotu kola belongs to the Apiaceae family of plant and is found growing over large areas of Asia and the rest of the World. Gotu kola … Continue reading

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Polyherbal Formulas to Treat Mood Disorders

Herbs and phytochemicals have been extensively researched for their ability to treat mood disorders. In many cases these effects are comparable to those of pharmaceutical drugs. A number of mechanisms by which herbs and phytochemicals can affect the central nervous … Continue reading

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Gotu Kola As A Mood Enhancer

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is a water loving shrub that grows mostly in tropical and subtropical regions. It has been used historically in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine as a general tonic for health. The use of gotu kola as a … Continue reading

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Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is an important medicinal herb used in Chinese, Ayurvedic and other forms of ancient medicine. Its use is recorded in the Sushruta Samhita, which is an ancient Indian text of medicine. In India the plant is … Continue reading

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Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)

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Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica): Anti-Anxiety Herb

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) is a medicinal plant that is native to India, parts of Asia, Australia and Madagascar. It is a flowering plants and lives in watery environments. The whole plant can be used medicinally as a treatment for … Continue reading

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Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)

Phytochemistry: The primary active constituents in gotu kola are thought to be a group of terpene saponin chemicals that are called asiaticosides.  Asiaticosides include asiaticoside, madecassoside (asiaticoside A), asiaticoside B, madecassic acid, asiatic acid, terminolic acid, brahmic acid, brahmoside and … Continue reading

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Gotu Kola As A General Tonic

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