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Herb of the Month

Gotu kola

Gotu kola

Gotu kola has been used in Asia for thousands of years, both as a medicine and as a leafy vegetable. It is first mentioned in the historic ‘Sushruta Samhita’, one of the earliest Ayurvedic medical texts compiled around 300 C.E.


Ayur~ meaning Life. ~Veda meaning Science or Knowledge.