Latin Name: Centella Asiatica is the Latin name.
Family: The Centella Asiatica belongs to the family of Appiaceae.
Common Names: The most common names of Centella Asiatica are Indian Pennywort, Gotu kola, Jal Brahmi, Pennywort.
Parts Used: Centella Asiatica is used for medical purpose, including leaves and stem.
Introduction: Centella Asiatica has been used as herb medicine for so many years in India as well as Indonesia and China.
The real ability to cure or repair deep or simple wounds, maintain the mind intelligibility, and skin conditions treatment like psoriasis and leprosy were major causes for its general and wide uses.
Ayurveda Centella Asiatica or Gotu kola medicine is one major of the main medicines for refreshing the nerves and cells of brain; hence mostly recognized as a food for brain in India.
Habitat: Centella Asiatica or Gotu kola develops comprehensively in subtropical and tropical parts of Australia, India, South America and Southern Africa.
Like as paddy fields, grass areas and riverbanks Centella Asiatica medicine prefers shady, muddy moist and damp or simple cool places as per its growth requirement.
Even though generally gathered from wild, Centella Asiatica can be sophisticated or refined from seed in season.
1. Injure remedial and Skin wound: Centella Asiatica hold triterpenoids that make stronger the skin, boost up the absorption of antioxidants in injuries, and also useful escalating blood supply.
2. Anxiety: It has been shown to calm nervousness and increase up mental function in mice.
3. Insomnia: It has been used to aid with sleeplessness.