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|Common name||Gotu kola, Centella|
|Scientific name||Centella asiatica|
|INCI name||Centella Asiatica Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||병풀추출물|
|Used part||Whole plant /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant / anti-aging / wound healing / anti-inflammatory /|
|Known active compounds||terpenoids, flavonoid, madecassic acid, madecassoside, asiaticoside, asiatic acid|
Centella asiatica, commonly known as gotu kola, is a medicinal herb widely used Traditional Oriental Medicine as well as in Ayurvedicmedicine for the treatment of skin diseases and for wound healing. According to folklore, injured tiger often rolls against C. asiaticafor wound healing. Because of this, C. asiatica is well known for tiger’s herb in Asia. Scientific studies reported that topical applicationof C. asiatica on the wounded area increased the rate of healing by stimulating the production of type I collagen. It is also reportedthat C. asiatica contains bioactive compounds which show anti-inflammatory activities.