Gotu Kola Leaf (Centella asiatica) 1lb/454g BULK Herbal Tea - Maria Treben's Authentic™ Herbs of the World
Latin (botanical) name: Centella asiatica
Common names: Indian Pennywort, Marsh Penny, Water Pennywort
Plant Description: Gotu kola is a slender, creeping, ground-hugging plant that grows in a widespread distribution in swampy areas of India, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, South Africa, eastern Europe, and the tropics. Its fan-shaped leaves are about the size of an old British penny.
Use: Make a tea by pouring approximately 2 cups of boiling water over 2 heaped tsp of herb. Let steep for 3-5 minutes. In general, sip a cup before breakfast, and another 2 hours after dinner.
Cautions & Interactions: Do not use during pregnancy or while nursing. Keep out of reach of children.