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Gotu Kola Ever Heard Of It? Neither Did I


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#1 Newtoitall

 
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Posted 19 June 2012 - 08:45 PM

Check this out, It does sound to good to be true, but there is research behind it and it's been used FOREVER and alot of people sware by it, none that I know.. but it seems like it lol

http://www.anyvitami...u-kola-info.htm

still reading on it, I'ma see if the local herb shop has any of that =D

-it is claimed to help with focus and mental clarity.

-Gotu kola may also help improve sleep and boost mood.

-It contains no caffeine, yet; it is used extensively to increase energy and vitality.

-With its effect on connective tissue great value is achieved with the synthesis of collagen, thickening of the skin (a great anti-aging property - as we age our skins become thinner)

seems fantastic dun it =o

I found it from: http://www.memory-im...for-memory.html

I'm not promoting that site or the product, I am just interested in Gotu Kola atm lol
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Posted 20 June 2012 - 06:29 AM

I never heard of it either so had to look it up. Sounds like it has been around awhile in Oriental medicine. If you decide to try it make sure you don't have any of the stuff going on that contraindicates it's use.


http://www.webmd.com...tName=GOTU KOLA
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Posted 20 June 2012 - 09:34 AM

I never heard of it either so had to look it up. Sounds like it has been around awhile in Oriental medicine. If you decide to try it make sure you don't have any of the stuff going on that contraindicates it's use.


http://www.webmd.com...tName=GOTU KOLA


lol it always amazes me how fast I can get put off of something, read the side effects, Lost interest xD
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Posted 20 June 2012 - 05:49 PM

Ha! That seems so interesting too, but the side affect are just not worth it at all!

It's like when you find a new brand of corn chips, then you read the label the ingredients say: Corn, water, salt, whatever....then in small print it says "may contain wheat".
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Posted 22 June 2012 - 08:50 PM

Ha! That seems so interesting too, but the side affect are just not worth it at all!

It's like when you find a new brand of corn chips, then you read the label the ingredients say: Corn, water, salt, whatever....then in small print it says "may contain wheat".



Ha, Ha! it's like when you can't eat corn and you find a new bag of corn chips and go aweee ff those look delicious lol
It's a trap >_>
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