Centella is a centuries-old known plant in Indian and Chinese medicine. It is one of the most famous ayurvedic plant. It is traditionally used to purify the blood.
Centella contains triterpenoid substances, asiatic acid, that is involved in the transmission of nerve impulses to the brainstem.
It balances and coordinates mind functions, helping with learning and it improves the memory. In Ayurveda, it is used to treat anxiety and epilepsy.
In cosmetics, it has earned popularity for the action against cellulite.
It regenerates the skin and it is excellent as vein tonic and lymph tonic, and it is recommended for enlarged veins, stretch marks. It can be used also by a pregnant women in the treatment of stretch marks, cellulite, as well for treatment of swollen legs.