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Centella asiatica

Mandukaparni or Gotu Kola

Commonly known as Asiatic pennywort or Indian pennywort, Centella asiatica is an aromatic perennial herb with soft tender leaves, commonly found in abundance as a weed in crop fields, marshy and waste lands. It has a historical reputation for boosting mental activity, healing of wounds and digestive benefits. It is known by various other names such as Gotu kola, Khlieng Syiar and Ka Dawai Bah in the northeastern parts of India, while it is called Mandukaparni in other parts of the county.

Botanical name:Centella asiatica (L.)
Family: Apiacea

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