What Is Centella Asiatica Extract Used For
Centella Asiatica, also called Gotu kola. The stems are slender, creeping stolons, green to reddish-green in color, connecting plants to each other. Which is a tropical medicinal plant from cultivated in Asian countries.
Asiaticoside is a triterpene glycoside from the plant Centella asiatica, commonly used in wound healing. This activity is a result of stimulation of collagen and glycosaminoglycan synthesis. This glycoside was also found to have activity against herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 and mycobacteriumtuberculosis. Neuroprotectant.
Centella Triterpenes: Asiaticoside 36%-44% Free genines (Asiatic acid & madecassic acid) 54%-66%
Gotu Kola P.E.80% Total triterpenes > 80%
Asiaticoside 90% Asiaticoside 40%
Madecassoside 60% Madecassoside 70% Madecassoside 90%
Madecassic Acid 80%
Asiatic Acid 95%
Gotu Kola P.E.(Water-solubility)80% Total triterpenes > 80%
Health Food Ingredients:
Asiaticoside 10% Asiaticoside >10%
Gotu Kola P.E. 10% Total triterpenes > 10%
1. Cosmetic field, centella asiatica extract powder used to make the skin smooth and elastic;
2. Pharmaceutical field, centella asiatica extract powder used as raw materials with clearing heat and toxic materials;
3. Health food industry, centella asiatica extract powder as raw materials can enhance human immunity.
How does it work?
Gotu kola contains certain chemicals that seem to decrease inflammation and also decrease blood pressure in veins. Gotu kola also seems to increase collagen production, which is important for wound healing.