Gotu Kola aka “Brain Food”, is known as a tonic for the brain. It is said to cleanse the blood, stimulate the central nervous system, improve circulation and inspires clear thinking, better focus and concentration. It is also said to help lower blood pressure and when used in a compress it can help with psoriasis.
It’s used for fatigue, anxiety, depression, psychiatric disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, and improving memory and intelligence. Other uses include wound healing, trauma, and circulation problems (venous insufficiency) including varicose veins, and blood clots in the legs.