In spring (during April).
Commonly known as:
Tiger grass, Gotu Kola, Antanan, Pegaga, Brahmi, Asian Hydrocotyle, Centella Asiatica Leaf Cell Extract (INCI).
In the marshy regions of India, China, Indonesia, Australia, and Madagascar.
Moisturizing, regenerating, revitalizing, antibacterial, healing, soothing, antioxidant, toning, firming, anti-inflammatory.
In vitro cell culture of the plant leaves in a nutritive medium made up of water, minerals, sugars, and vitamins; then stimulation by UV and visible light of the cell culture to produce the metabolites (elicitation); elimination of all traces of the nutritive medium (rinsing); filtration of the cells; sonication of the cells and dispersion of the extract in vegetable glycerine.
Pentacyclic triterpenoid saponosides (madecassoside, Asiatic acid, madecassic acid), triterpenic acids (brahmic acid, madasitic acid, terminolic acid, centellic acid), glycosides (brahminoside, madasiaticoside, centelloside), flavonoids, phytosterols, amino acids, tannins, sugars, polyphenols.
Soluble in water; recommended dosage: between 2 and 20% ; Density: 1,0 – 1,3 g/cm3 ; pH: 4,5 – 7,5
Appearance: Liquid; Color: Colorless to pale yellow; Odor: Sweet.
Part of the plant extracted:
All skin types, especially problem skin, dry skin, mature skin, sensitive skin and dull skin. Centella asiatica is also indicated for hair loss and scalps with dandruff.