centella asiatica

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gotu kola

gotu kola

The intelligence and longevity herb. One of the most important rejuvenative herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. Used to help revitalize the brain and nerve cells, increase intelligence, memory, longevity and decrease senility by improving blood flow to the brain. Supports immune function and adrenal energy, a powerful blood purifier, treats chronic skin conditions. Promotes calmness and clarity of mind, nerve function, rich in B vitamins. Lowers cholesterol, used to heal ulcers, urinary tract infections, lower blood pressure, increase memory and lifespan, and smooth muscle relaxant. Regulates the intestinal flora. Used externally to accelerate skin healing, shingles, wounds, inflammation. Gotu kola, unlike kola nut, does not contain caffeine. Rounded retro-looking leaves on thin stems that creep along the ground, with pinkish red flowers in umbrella-clusters close to the ground, each flower partly enclosed by 2 green bracts. Grows in tropical ditches and moist areas, many of the gotu kola products come from third world sewage ditches, so its good to grow your own.
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MPC in June 2014 found the big Pegaga gas field at SK320.
Production of Flavonoids in Pegaga (Centella asiatica L.
during the quarter, we had a successful appraisal of the Pegaga gas
In addition during the quarter, we had a successful appraisal of the Pegaga gas discovery (Shell interest 20%) offshore Malaysia.
Muscat: Mubadala Petroleum has announced that appraisal drilling and testing has confirmed the Pegaga discovery in Block SK320 offshore Malaysia as a substantial gas find with significant commercial potential.