Animal Researche: 18pt;">Time-tested Ayurvedic herb gotu kola may rejuvenate the brain and ease anxiety.
Gotu kola is a herb with a long history of use in traditional medicinal systems of Southeast Asia, including India. Gotu kola appears to have several nootropic actions, such as:
- Reducing anxiety, possibly through interacting with the relaxation-promoting neurotransmitter GABA.
- Improving cognitive deficit. Gotu kola may ameliorate age-related cognitive decline and memory in particular.
- Uplifting mood. Some studies have shown that gotu kola may have an antidepressant, mood-boosting effect.
- Antioxidant activity. Gotu kola appears to improve the brain’s antioxidant defenses.