Gotu Kola / Brahmi or Mandukparni Leaves –
INCI : (Centella asiatica)
Parts : Freshly dried leaves of Gotu Kola or Mandukparni
Country of Origin : India
Also known as “Mandukparni” mostly in North of India, which means
Mandok or Manduk = Frog
Parni means = Legs, Because the leaves are in the shape of Frog Legs.
Other Names : Brahmi Booty, Indian Pennywort,Luei Gong Gen,Takip Kohol or Yahong Yahong (Phillipines), Antanan,Pegagan,Pegaga, Kula Kud, Bai Bua Bok, Rau Ma(Vietnam),Manimuni (Assamese), Saraswathi Plant (Telugu), Ondelaga(Kannada), Ekpanni(Kannada,Konkani), Kudakan or Kudangal (Malyalam).
Ayurvedic Properties :
Rasa(Taste) : Tikta (Bitter)
Vipaka (Post digestive Taste) : Laghu (Heavy)
Virya (Potency) : Shita (Cool) Karma:: Rasay