Therapeutic uses of Centella asiatica (Hydrocotyle asiatica)
B, Sathya and R, Uthaya Ganga (2007) Therapeutic uses of Centella asiatica (Hydrocotyle asiatica).
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Centella asiatica is a profusely branched prostrate herb consisting of active principles such as Vallarine, Asiaticoside, Sitosterol, Tannin, Oxy –asiaticoside. Asiaticoside is used in the treatment of leprosy. Sitosterol and tannin possess antiprotozoal & spasmolytic property. According to Siddha literature, its leaves are used in the treatment of syphilis, all types of fever, children’s abdominal disorder, elephantiasis and hydrocele and these features are highlighted in this article.
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