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.