Gotu Kola is a mild adaptive. It is also mildly anti-bacterial, anit-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerogenic, anxiolytic, a cerebral tonic, a stimulant that helps in circulation, a diuretic, nervine and vulnerary nervous disorders, epilepsy, senility and premature aging. As a brain tonic, it is said to aid intelligence and memory. It is said to reduce stress and depression. It is also said to be useful for varicose veins, rheumatism and various blood diseases.