Gotu kola is a remarkably valuable plant used for thousands of years for therapeutic properties in Far-East medicine as a remedy for all types of ailments (including psychophysical exhaustion, skin problems, infections, extensive wounds, inflammations of the liver, circulation disorders).
The Centella asiatica extract strengthens the central nervous system – it reduces memory deficits, supports intellectual capacity, has a calming effect, eliminates tiredness, improves concentration and prevents mental disorders.
Gotu kola has a beneficial effect on the process of neurogenesis. It naturally stimulates the production of BDNF – brain-derived neurotrophic factor, which regulates the growth of neurons and affects the plasticity of neural pathways. BDNF deficiencies have a negative effect on well-being and can lead to mental disorders.
The Centella asiatica extract is also a remedy for cardiovascular system disorders. The triterpene fraction found in the plant is beneficial for microcirculation parameters, strengthens the structure of blood vessels, fights aggregation and swelling, thanks to which it can be used to reduce the symptoms of venous insufficiency (it eliminates pain, swellings and the feeling of heaviness in legs).
Gotu kola has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties and enhances the regeneration of the wounds that heal badly. The plant stimulates the process of epithelialisation and scarring, accelerates the reduction of wound area and helps to treat burns, ulcerations, acne, and psoriasis. Moreover, it enhances the elasticity and hydration of the skin and smooths out wrinkles.
The Centella asiatica extract can also be used in the case of peptic ulcer disease in the digestive system. Asiaticosides contained in the extract accelerate the process of healing of gastric ulcers and reduce their formation.
To sum up, Apollo’s Hegemony Gotu Kola is a dietary supplement whose high therapeutic activity makes it applicable both in the case of mental disorders (depression, anxiety, low mood, tiredness, weaker memory) and in the case of circulatory system dysfunctions (hypertension, chronic venous insufficiency), as well as in order to accelerate the healing of wounds, burns and gastric ulcers.