Botanical name: Hydrocotile Asiatica Habitat: Europe, Asia
Plant parts used: aerial part Active ingredients and nutrients: triterpenes (ac. Medacassico, medacassoside, ac. Asian, asiaticoside), phytosterols, minerals
Therapeutic properties: Used in venous insufficiency treatment and for microcirculation functionality, Centella improves vascular-connective tissue tropism. Thanks to the presence of ASIATICOSIDE, it favors the repair of vascular lesions, thanks to its cicatrising action which stimulates the synthesis of collagen in the venous wall. It is also used to soothe wounds and sores, even in case of ulcers or other dermatological affections. Nowadays it is widely recognized for its anti-cellulite action and to combat swelling in legs. For topical use it is used for puffiness and dark circles.