GOTU KOL A
WHAT IS IT? A plant and member of the parsley family WHERE IS IT FOUND?
India, China and Malaysia
BEST FOR: Easing anxiety.
‘Gotu kola has a soothing effect on the nervous system, relaxing the body – especially the brain when it’s in overdrive – but without having a sedative effect,’ says Landon. Plus, research* found that it may be useful in the treatment of anxiety disorder.
HOW TO TAKE IT: Drink it in a tea. Try a dose of tincture, like Neal’s Yard Remedies Gotu Kola Single Herbal Tincture (£15, Neal’s Yard Remedies†).