Gotu Kola (aka. Pennywort)
GOTU KOLA (or PENNYWORT)…is a wild groundcover found almost ubiquitously the world over. Abundant after rain or in permanently wet locales, it’s health benefits are profound. Boiling 12 fresh leaves in a cup of tea each day ensures it’s protective benefits. It’s ability to strengthen both vein & nerve sheaths as well as brain synapses gives it a reputation as a cure-all. Pharmaceuticals made out of it are widely distributed and too many to name. Next time you see it growing after rain, or in a wet ditch – give it a little thumbs up – or better yet, remember where it grows and harvest it’s leaves daily for your morning cup or tea!