Gotu Kola stimulates the production of collagen making it particularly beneficial in healing wounds and strengthening the blood vessels, a natural aid in reducing varicose veins. Gotu Kola from Swanson features Phytosome which works to increase the absorption of this remarkable herb.
Gotu Kola is a red flowering plant which thrives in hot, swampy areas and can be found growing in parts of India, Sri Lanka, Southern Africa, Australia, Southern USA and China. A much loved diet of Elephants known for their longevity, Gotu Kola is also a favourite in India where it has been part of an ancient healing tradition called Ayurveda. Much of the plant's therapeutic qualities are found in its leaves and has been used historically to support skin healing including wounds, burns and other skin disorders.
Chemicals found in the herb called triterpenes work to enhance the formation of collagen in bones, connective tissue and cartilage. Gotu Kola also helps to promote healthy blood vessels and may help to balance the activity of neurotransmitters, the chemical messages in the brain.
Swanson, a US supplier of supplements to support health and wellbeing has embraced Phytosome technolgy which works to increase the absorption of ingredients, improving their systemic bioavailability and in doing so can make the herbal supplement more effective. Swanson supplements are regulated with the highest standards of quality, purity and potency. Each Swanson Ultra Gotu Kola Phytosome capsule contains 60mg of Gotu Kola.
Gotu Kola is used a dietary supplement to deliver health benefitting qualities to support healing and maintenance. Those qualities include:
Other remarked benefits of Gotu Kola supplementation include helping to reduce anxiety and supporting sleep.
Swanson recommends that you take one Swanson Ultra Gotu Kola Phytosome capsule a day with water and food.
One Swanson Ultra Gotu Kola Phytosome capsule contains 60mg of Gotu Kola Phytosome™[(Centella asiatica) (leaf extract)/Glycine max soybeans] (standardized to minimum 30% selected triterpenes). Other ingredients include: Calcium carbonate (may contain maltodextrin, acacia gum), hypromellose (vegetable capsule), may contain one or both of the following: magnesium stearate, silica.
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If you notice any changes in your health or new symptoms, then stop use and seek medical attention.
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