What is Pegaga used for?
It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for the purposes of boosting memory, wound healing, mild diuresis, increasing concentration and alertness, anti-anxiety, and anti-stress. It has also been used for centuries in the treatment of liver and kidney problems.
How do you take care of Pegaga?
Plant gotu kola seeds in a container filled with moist, lightweight potting soil. Be sure the container has a drainage hole in the bottom. Water thoroughly after planting. Thereafter, water as needed to keep the soil evenly and consistently moist.
What is the English name for gotu kola?
Centella asiatica, commonly known as Gotu Kola, kodavan, Indian pennywort and Asiatic pennywort, is a herbaceous, perennial plant in the flowering plant family Apiaceae.
How do you eat Daun Pegaga?
Daun Pegaga aka Centella, Gotu Kola or the Asiatic Pennywort is mostly eaten raw in Ulam, a Malaysian rice salad or cooked ‘masak lemak’ style, that is, in coconut milk gravy. It’s also delicious in Urap, an Indonesian salad consisting of steamed vegetables mixed with seasoned grated coconut.
What is ulam raja in English?
Cosmos caudatus, known locally as Ulam Raja or “King’s Salad,” belongs to the family Asteraceae. C. caudatus is a medicinal plant originating from Latin America and later grown in Southeast Asia.  It grows up to 3 m in height and bears pink or purple flowers.
What is Daun Pegaga?
Pegaga (Hydrocotyle vulgaris) or otherwise known as Pennywort, is a swamp plant that grows naturally in southeast Asia, Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka, China, Mexico, some parts of South America, and South Africa. Its dried leaves and stems are used in herbal remedies.
How is pegaga juice used in South East Asia?
Pegaga juice has cooling effect. Thus, it helps to reduce the heatiness in one’s body, thus the fever will go away.In South East Asia pegaga is eaten as a salad. A rich source of vitamin K, magnesium and calcium, pegaga has been used in traditional Malay medicine for thousands of years to address a variety of ills.
What does pegaga do for the human body?
Pegaga helps alleviate fatigue and reduces the effects of depression and insomnia. Because it increases brain function, the herb improves memory and concentration.Pegaga also improves circulation, strengthening veins and capillaries, reducing vascular inflammation, improving wound healing, and supporting the heart, liver and kidneys.
How to make pegaga juice in a blender?
If using sugar, make a simple syrup by dissolving the sugar in the boiling water the allow to cool completely./ Kalau menggunakan gula masak gula buat air sirap. Add all the ingredients to a blender along with 5 or 6 ice cubes and water (as concentrated as you’d like), blend at high speed./
What kind of root does a pegaga plant have?
Pegaga what we called in Bahasa Malaysia or it’s scientific name centella asiatice is a polymorphous, creeping plant, rooting at nodes, with sometimes significant tap root, cylindrical and glabrous stems.