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|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.
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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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It is also 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 increasingly likely with higher doses and may include addiction, severe injury, or death ☠.
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- Cognitive euphoria - This effect is mild
- Anxiety suppression
- Focus enhancement
- Creativity enhancement
- Increased music appreciation
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Toxicity and harm potential
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Tolerance and addiction potential
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Warning: Many psychoactive substances that are reasonably safe to use on their own can suddenly become dangerous and even life-threatening when combined with certain other substances. The following list provides some known dangerous interactions (although it is not guaranteed to include all of them).
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