The Sanskrit word for Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) is 'Brahmi', which means 'knowledge' If this plant could be personified, it would be one of the wisest plants in the plant kingdom. Gotu Kola is native to India and the tropical islands of the Indian Ocean.
In India, the name 'Tiger’s Grass' is sometimes used due to the fact that wounded Bengal tigers have been known to roll in the plant after a fight. Elephants are known to eat this plant, which gives it a reputation for providing long life. In Ayurvedic tradition, the leaves of Centella asiatica are supposed to aid the Crown chakra. It is said to aid memory and bolster the immune system.
Gotu Kola based products offer extensive skin benefits that include:Gotu Kola is considered to be the plant of knowledge. It is highly regarded in Ayurveda as the herb of longevity and anti-aging. SUNDARI offers a complete range of firming skincare and body care products with Gotu Kola.
- DECREASES SIGNS OF AGING
Gotu Kola contains a potent combination of amino acids, beta carotene, fatty acids and phytochemicals— everything the skin needs to fight off the signs of aging and to protect itself from environmental stressors.
TIGHTER AND FIRMER SKIN
The use of Gotu Kola in topical applications is known to provide remarkable firming and anti-wrinkle benefits to the skin. It also prevents cellulite from forming. It is rich in triternene saponins and is also a great source of phytonutrients called flavonoids that act as antioxidants and fight off free radical damage. It boosts the formation of collagen and skin tissue, which is crucial in maintaining the skin’s elasticity and youthful glow.
PROMOTES SKIN HEALING
Gotu kola is known for is its ability to improve the flow of blood thus aiding the skin’s healing process. This results in fewer pimple scars and blemishes and makes it effective in treating varicose veins, broken capillaries and stubborn cellulite. This also helps hair loss problems as better circulation means improved delivery of nutrients and oxygen to the scalp.
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