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Asian pennywort

Asian pennywort
a.k.a.

gotu kola

what is it?

Asian pennywort has scalloped, large green leaves with long, sleek stems. The plant can be eaten raw or cooked like a green, but is used in ways that differ by culture and tradition. For example, it is eaten as a leafy green in Sri Lankan cooking, but is also stewed into teas and blended into refreshing, sweet drinks in Vietnamese cuisine. Asian pennywort is also known to provide cardiovascular benefits; powdered forms are often found at health food stores. 

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