Centella asiatica

Janu Pirakalathanan, Stephen L. Stuckey, Ronil V. Chandra

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Centella asiatica is a perennial herbaceous creeper native to India and parts of Asia that is consumed in the plant form. It is integrated into Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal remedies and used for treatment of a variety of ailments, most notably affecting the skin and female genitourinary tract, and to improve memory and concentration. There are also various pharmaceutical formulations aimed at exploiting intrinsic wound-healing, anticonvulsive, antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidative properties. ? Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeuroimaging Pharmacopoeia
EditorsDaniel Thomas Ginat, Juan E Small, Pamela Whitney Schaefer
Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-12715-6
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-12714-9
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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