Gotu Kola: The Secret Weapon To Fight Cellulite, Varicose Veins and More

Have you ever heard about Centella asiatica? We mentioned it sometimes on the channel.

It is a medicinal plant, also known as Centella or Gotu kola, and it is used to treat different issues, like cellulite, poor circulation, skin wounds, or rheumatism.

Originally from Asia, this plant is used to:

Reduce anxiety;
Improve sleep and fight insomnia;
Accelerate the healing process of wounds and burns because of its anti-inflammatory and collagen-boosting properties;
Reduce skin inflammations, thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties;
Lessen wrinkles and fine lines, as it increases the production of collagen;
Helps with recovery in cases of muscle strain;
Prevent varicose veins and hemorrhoids, as it strengthens the blood vessels and improves circulation;
Improve blood circulation in legs, which prevents swelling. Isn’t it amazing?

Besides that, Gotu kola also improves memory, helps with meditation, contributes to blood circulation, and promotes longevity.

Centella asiatica can be consumed as a tea, tincture, or in capsules, and can be found in pharmacies and natural health stores.

Watch the video to learn how to prepare Centella asiatica tea!

About side-effects, they happen mainly because of the use of ointments and gels that may cause some redness on skin, itchiness, and sensitivity to the sun.

When consumed in excess, Centella may cause issues in the liver, nervous system, or infertility.

It is also worth remembering that this plant is not recommended for pregnant or nursing women, and also in cases of ulcer, gastritis, kidney or liver issues, and consumption of alcohol.

Avoid consuming Centella 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after surgeries.

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1:41 Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) Tea Recipe
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2:15 Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) Contraindications



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