Gotukola - Originally from Asia, gotukola is a perennial flowering plant. It is a member of the parsley family.
Gotukola has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and is also used in cooking. In Burma, it is used as the main ingredient in a salad, in Sri Lanka it is used alongside rice and vegetarian dishes, and in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam, it is most often used in a drink or eaten raw.
Gotukola has been used medicinally to treat minor wounds and skin irritants.
It has no taste or smell to it.
Also known as: Centella asiatica - gotu kola - kodavan - Indian pennywort - Asiatic pennywort - غوتوكولا