How can I get more collagen, improve the quality of my collagen and repair damaged skin?
FIRST IN A SERIES ON SCIENCE BACKED BOTANICAL ACTIVES IN SKIN CARE
GOTU KOLA is a water plant native to Asia, India and South Africa, with a long folk medicine tradition in those cultures. In fact, the Chinese name for Gotu Kola translates to “Fountain of Youth.” The primary benefits attributed to this plant in the realm of skin care are wound healing, (including clearing acne blemishes), improved circulation, skin tightening and anti-wrinkling.
But does all this folk lore hold up under controlled scientific study?
As it turns out, it sure does! Study after study reveals that Gotu Kola is not only anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral, but is a potent
anti-oxidant and significantly increases connective tissue (Collagen) regeneration with improvement of venous (veins) wall tone and