Gotu Kola May Help Support Healthy Brain Function in Senior Dogs
Gotu Kola is a staple in traditional Chinese medicine. It’s often called the herb of longevity, and credited with the ability to boost brainpower and promote liver and kidney health. Studies have also shown that Gotu Kola may help to protect brain cells from toxicity, and from forming the plaque associated with Alzheimer’s. As a senior citizen myself, I take Gotu Kola on a regular basis, and I occasionally supplement the dogs with this herb as well.
- The chemicals in Gotu Kola appear to decrease inflammation and also lower blood pressure. This supplement may also help wound healing by increasing collagen production.
- Gotu kola is a commonly used herb in the parsley family. The parts of the herb that are used to make medicine and supplements.