Gotu kola is Ayurveda secret age defying herb and is adaptogenic. What does this mean? It means adaptogens are rich in antioxidants, which help protect the skin against environmental aggressors – while re-balancing the stress hormone cortisol.
If you notice that your skin starts to show the signs of stress, such as redness, flare-ups, cracks or breaks outs, then you need to incorporate gotu kola into your skincare. Gotu kola helps skin adapt better to stress when applied topically. It is also suitable for sensitive skin.
Gotu kola known by its scientific name centella asiastica has been grown in India for thousands of years and at least for 5000 years. It has been used in Ayurveda – India’s most ancient holistic practices to help calm the nervous system and boost collagen production in the skin.
“Collagen is a key component that maintain skin health and youth. As we age the levels of collagen in our skin start to rapidly decrease. Using Gotu kola in your skincare can be your saving grace, says founder and expert Rumi Kaur”.
Many of gotu Kola's benefits come down to its potential for calming inflammation, encouraging the production of collagen, acting as an antioxidant, as well as retaining moisture in the skin. This herb has survives the test of time retaining it place in the ancient science of Ayurveda and is incorporated in Khewra Energetics Ayurvedic oils to nourish your skin and wellbeing.