It’s scientific name is Centella asiatica. This medicinal herb is from my mom’s garden.
Who uses this herb in their diet? Do you know this herb is one of the best natural antioxidants which be can easily available for us and a good anti ageing agent.
They are good for our memories, re-vitalize the brain and nervous system and able to increase the attention span and concentration.
It may help reduce anxiety, stress and for insomnia according to some research.
It may act as an antidepressant according to some studies on animals( not proven yet on human)
Recommended to take this herb twice a week to promote our general health.
It is always advisable to have as fresh as possible.Try to plant it at home and enjoy it in a salad. It can be easily grown in tropical weather.
Herbs shouldn’t be taken with any medication since it can have contradict with modern medicine.
If you are taking the gotu kola, in a supplement form- Do Not take for more than 6 week continuously.
This is my mom’s simple recipe, enjoy it. My family used to have this almost every week since I was a kid.
Check the 5 min recipe https://thenutrivolution.com/recipes/moms-vellarai-pegaga-gotu-kola-brahmi-salad/