|Summary sheet: Gotu Kola|
Centella asiatica (commonly known as Gotu Kola) is a flowering plant from asia. When consumed it has nootropic, anxiolytic, and stimulant effects.
History and culture
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Nootropic and Stimulant effects
Gotu kola increases serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine in the brain through an unknown mechanism. It also acts as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor to increase acetylcholine.
Gotu kola has an effect on GABA that is comparable to the anxiolytic effects of diazepam.
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Disclaimer: The effects listed below cite the Subjective Effect Index (SEI), a research literature based on anecdotal reports and the personal experiences of PsychonautWiki contributors. As a result, they should be regarded with a healthy degree of skepticism. It is worth noting that these effects will not necessarily occur in a predictable or reliable manner, although higher doses are more liable to induce the full spectrum of effects. Likewise, adverse effects become much more likely with higher doses and may include addiction, serious injury, or death.
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Toxicity and harm potential
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It is strongly recommended that one use harm reduction practices when using this substance.
Tolerance and addiction potential
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