Gotu kola, also known as Centella asiatica, is a herb commonly used in traditional medicine practices. It has been shown to have numerous health benefits such as improving circulation, reducing inflammation and anxiety, and boosting cognitive function.
The active compounds in gotu kola are triterpenoids which have been found to enhance the production of collagen, improve wound healing and reduce scarring. Its antioxidant properties also provide protection against oxidative stress and may help prevent age-related diseases like Alzheimer's.
Gotu kola is a common ingredient in skincare products due to its ability to improve skin elasticity and hydrate dry or damaged skin.
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