Botanical name:Hydrocotyle asiatica or Centella asiatica.
Common name: gotu kola
Use the botanical name when ordering seeds (bulbs, etc.) or when looking up information in the library. Common names vary by nation, culture, and region, and sometimes the same common name is applied to different plants.
Magickal substitutions:Rosemary usually may be safely substituted for any herb in magick spells and rituals. Roses may safely be substituted for any flower.
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The whole gotu kola plant has been widely used in India and Fiji to treat skin inflammations, to improve blood circulation, to aid in the treatment of bloating, congestion and depression. A Sinhalese proverb says Two leaves a day keep old age away.
External skin care: Gotu Kola extract in Belli Elasticity Belly Oil: Reduce the risk of stretch marks with Bellis bestseller for stretching skin. Rapid stretching of skin can tear the underlying connective tissue, resulting in scars known as stretchmarks. Luxurious, quick-drying oil is an advanced blend of Vitamin E, gotu kola extract, and collagen hydrolysates that was clinically proven to decrease the risk and severity of stretch marks by 39%! Heavenly scented with lavender, cocoa butter, and sweet almond oil, it soothes the senses while nourishing and moisturizing the skin to prepare it for stretching. Use morning and night on stomach, breasts, hips, thighs, and buttocks. Belli Elasticity Belly Oil
cautions and contraindications:
Cautions and contraindications: Gotu kola is believed to be safe.
Wild gathering: Avoid wild gathering. Some plants are endangered species. Please grow your own herbs in your own goddess garden (or window boxes).
Ladys Choice Brand Teas: LTAWAM: Tea: Awakened Vitality ~1/3 oz A stimulating mix of gota kola, ginseng, peppermint, damiana, rosemary, eucalyptus and black tea base. Loose tea, one package is enough for 5 + cups. (Not to be used as a substitute for a doctors care.) Earth Spirit Emporium (note that products and availability may change over time)
Ladys Choice Brand Teas: LTMEMM: Tea: Good Memory ~1/3 oz (To aid memory) Stimulating mixture of ginseng, gotu kola, rosemary, and rose hips. Loose tea, one package is enough for 5 + cups. (Not to be used as a substitute for a doctors care.) Earth Spirit Emporium (note that products and availability may change over time)
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