In the spring (during April).
Commonly known as:
Tiger grass, Gotu Kola, Antanan, Pegaga, Brahmi, Asian pennywort, Centella Asiatica Leaf Cell Extract (INCI).
Wetlands in India, China, Indonesia, Australia and Madagascar.
Moisturising, regenerative, revitalising, anti-bacterial, healing, soothing, antioxidant, toning, firming, anti-inflammatory.
In vitro cell culture of the leaves of the plant in a nutrient medium containing water, minerals, sugars and vitamins, followed by UV and visible light stimulation of the cell culture to produce metabolites (elicitation), removal of all traces of the nutrient 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), triterpene acids (brahmic acid, madasiatic acid, terminolic acid, centellic acid), glycosides (brahminoside, madasiaticoside, centelloside), flavonoids, phytosterols, amino acids, tannins, sugars, polyphenols.
Soluble in water; Recommended quantity: between 2 and 20%; Density: 1.0-1.3g/ cm3; pH: 4.5-7.5
Appearance: Liquid; Colour: Colourless to pale yellow; Odour: Sweet.
Part of the plant extracted:
All skin typologies, especially problem skin, dry skin, mature skin, sensitive skin and dull skin; Also recommended for hair loss and dandruff.