Gotu Kola Leaf has the reputation of promoting longevity. One reason it may have this reputation is that it improves circulation to the head, acts as a brain tonic, thus improving memory, concentration and other brain functions. Gotu Kola is useful when better brain function is needed whether it is memory, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD and ADHD), or Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to these wonderful attributes, Gotu Kola is wonderful for the skin; its compounds increases the blood vessels supporting skin thus it promotes healing from burns, keloids, cellulite, varicose veins and overall healing. This plant grows in the tropics.