Centella Asiatica Extract (Gotu Kola)

Centella Asiatica Extract

INCI: Centella Asiatica Extract

Also known as Gotu Kola, has been used in traditional Asian medicine for thousands of years. Its main components are: asiatic acid, madecassic acid, asiaticoside and madecassoside (triterpenes).

Both in vivo and in vitro studies document strong wound healing and collagen stimulating properties, as well as scar tissue reduction, anti-inflammatory actions and UV protection abilities. It increases the level of antioxidants in newly formed tissue and it is used in skincare products to restore elasticity and skin firmness.

Tags: anti-inflammatory / antioxidant / elasticity / firmness / soothing