An important Ayurvedic herb which is easy to grow, Gotu Kola is known for increasing mental clarity and longevity, and has also been helpful in healing ulcerations, eczema, psoriasis, leprosy and nervous disorders. It promotes rapid and healthy growth of skin, hair and nails. The small green, scalloped leaves are often eaten as a salad green. Gotu Kola Spreads readily forming a dense mat. Prefers rich soil, partial shade and high humidity. Tropical Perennial Hardy to zones 7-11.