Indian Pennywort is known throughout the Asian world as a potent botanical and a tasty food. It has been utilized for thousands of years in both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda for its properties and for its positive effect on memory and focus.
It is commonly eaten as a salad green, eaten raw and sold as fresh juice in many Asian countries. Rich in nutrients, Indian Pennywort is a nourishing plant that is sweet and bitter in flavor, and is often eaten in a variety of Asian dishes. A typical dish consists of shredded gotu kola leaves, shallots, lime juice, chili, and coconut flakes.
Dried above ground parts as a tea, tincture, ground and encapsulated, or made into a topical application
Fresh above ground parts as a tincture
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