Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) has been widely used as a tonic to help balance the effects of aging. Health and longevity through the healing power of nature that's what it means to Trust the Leaf. Morpheme Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) is used in India similar to how the Chinese use Ginseng, for longevity and vitality. Although its name is similar to cola nut. Gotu Kola relaxes the nervous system and is considered to be a brain food.