Centella, Brahmi, Indian Pennywort, Gotu Kala
We are wholesale suppliers and exporters of :-
, Centella Leaves
, Centella Powder
Small trailing herb. Stems slender, prostrate, rooting at the joinds.
Leaves alternate or tufted at each node. orbicular, round or kidney-shaped,
obviously crenate. Inflorescence in single umbel. bearing 1-5 small flowers.
white or reddish. without stalks, Fruit very small. compressed.
Asiaticoside. madecassoside. brahmoside. bicycloelemene, centelloside.
indocentelloside, oxyasiatiocoside, thankuniside. asiatic acid, betulinic
acid. centellic acid. madecassic acid. centellose. kaempferol.
hydrocotyline. phellandrene, vitamin C, linamarase. triterpenoid
Centella asiatica has been used traditionally in the management of skin
disorders. The extract has also been included in anti-aging creams and other
topical formulations useful in retarding free radical mediated degenerative
changes in the skin.
The extracts from Centella asiatica, a sub-tropical plant, find their
application in superior anti-ageing cosmetics and in nurturing creams for
sensitive and dry skin. Further applications are in the treatment of stretch
marks and cellulitis. Cosmetic action of Centella is toning, emollient,
Standardized extract from Centella asiatica contains triterpenoid saponins
(8.0% triterpenes, with a minimum of 0.5% asiaticoside). The Centella
Asiatica and plum extracts provide elasticity and smoothness, for a
youthful, fresh skin.
Plant extracts from the Centella Asiatica strengthen the capillaries in the
skin. With regular use of the ACTIVE FUTURE day care, your skin rapidly
becomes fresher, smoother, firmer and enjoys a youthful glow and new energy
Tropical plants have been being used in traditional beauty care and in
medicine for centuries. Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola) also comes from the
sub-tropical regions. A legend about this extraordinary plant has it that if
the Bengal tiger injures itself, it will waltz into the Centella asiatica
and devour the leaves, the sap healing its wounds. Based on this legend,
Centella Asiatica is also known as Tiger Grass.
Gotu Kola when added to a facial mask to rejuvenate and regenerate the skin
and strengthen the tissues. Centella Asiatica has long been recognised for
its healing activity. The principal modes of action of Da Wan ointment are
related to the ability of Centella Asiatica to influence the inflammatory
process in the wound healing cascade and its ability to promote Type 1 and
Type 3 collagen balance. The immature thickened wound is characterised by a
prolonged inflammatory stage and an abundance of Type 3 collagen. The
promotion of Type 1 collagen production and the winding down of the
inflammatory process is directly influenced by Centella Asiatica, as
manifested by improved wound healing and scar formation. This inflammatory
modulation property of Centella Asiatica may stop the conversion of the
myofibroplasts, the cell type known to be associated with thickened, keloid
The whole plant possesses antibacterial, anti-inflammatory. antifebrile,
diuretic and galactagogic activity. It is used in the therapy of feber.
measles. haematemesis, epistaxis. diarrhoea, dysentery. constipation.
leucorrhoea, jaundice. dysuria, furunculosis. dysmenorrhoea and varices.
External application in the form of poultices is prescrived for contusions.
closed fractures. sprains and furunculosis.