Centella Asiatica is plant that grows in tropical, swampy areas. It is commonly known as known as Gotu Kola. The active ingredient is it triterpenoids, or triterpenoid saponins. These triterpenoid saponins have the ability to break down lipids and increase collagen synthesis, which has lead to it being a popular ingredient in skin care products and creams. It is also used in drinks and salads in southeast Asia. Centella has been compared to bocapa monnieri due to its anti-anxiety effects.
Centella Asiatica Extract (Gotu Kola)
Skin care and anti-anxiety.
- Centella is a plant with both culinary and supplemental uses. Its active ingredient is its triterpenoids, which help break down lipids and increase collagen production, making it a common ingredient in skin creams.
- It has been reported to have similar anti-anxity effects, similar to bacopa monnieri.
- The recommended dosage of Centella is one 600mg capsule per day.