Centella asiatica

Project Profile
  • Centella asiatica (L.) is a polymorphous, creeping plant, rooting at nodes, with sometimes significant tap root, cylindrical and glabrous stems.
  • Other names of centella asiatica include Hydrocotyle asiatica, gotu kola, Indian pennywort(English), Mandukaparni(India), pegaga(Malaysia) and Di Chien Tsao, Man Tien Hsing and Zhi Xue Cao (China).
  • Centella asiatica is found throughout tropical and subtropical regions of India up to an altitude of 600 m.
  • The plant grows naturally on the banks of streams and ponds and near rice fields.
  • The herb can be propagated by cutting the new shoots which have roots attached to them and transplanting them in a new pot.
  • C. asiatica extract significantly reduced the proliferation rate of Caco-2 cells in concentration and time-dependent manners.
  • Minimum percentage of Vallarai extract in final product - 10%
  • Indian Gotu kola herb contains the following glycosides: indocentelloside, brahmoside, brahminoside, asiaticoside, thankuniside and isothankuniside.
  • Bacoside A assists in release of nitric oxide that allows the relaxation of the aorta and veins, to allow the blood to flow more freely through the body.
  • Vallarai keerai is very famous in Tamil Nadu. The keerai is consumed by many people as a dish.
  • It is useful in the treatment of urinary infections, throat infections and skin diseases.
  • The export market for Vallarai tonic can be particularly exploited, if adequate product promotional efforts in the overseas market can be launched.
  • A weed in paddy fields,easy to cultivate and has got a good market potential both locally and internationaly.
General Info
  • Gotu Kola
  • Centella Asiatica
  • Mandukaparni
  • Hydrocotyle Asiatica
  • Profile
  • Antinociceptive Effects
  • Neonatal Rats
  • Polysaccharides

Ayurvedic Herbs

  • Antistress Activity
  • Gotukola
  • Adaptogens
  • Pegaga
  • Ayurveda
  • Cellulite Remedy


  • Pennywort
  • Propagation
  • Harvesting
  • Vallarai
  • Cell Culture

Extraction Process

  • Dechlorophyllation
  • Caco-2 Cells
  • Science Supporting
  • Extractum
  • Pathogens
  • Phytochemical Screening
  • Phytochemical Processing
  • Pegaga Leaf Drying System
  • Malaysian Plant Extracts
  • Immunomodulatory Activities


  • Herbal Vallarai Tonic
  • Mentalin
  • Ginkgo
  • Brain Wave Plus
  • Leg Vein Formula
  • Somniquil
  • Mental Alertness
  • Skin and Nail Support
  • Gotu Kola 100 Capsules
  • Gotu Kola Tea
  • Vallarai Sarbath


  • Centella Asiatica
  • Indian Herbs


  • Shake Mix
  • Pennywort Salad
  • Eye Gel
  • Pennywort Drink
  • Vallarai Powder
  • Vallarai Pachidi


  • Wound Healing
  • Healthy Veins
  • Memory Enhancer
  • Rosacea Treatment
  • Feminine Health
  • Wondrous Plant
  • Thankuni

Price List

  • Essentially Oil
  • Essential Therapeutics
  • Dry Herb List
  • Tea Price List

Market Reports

  • Natural Plant Extracts
  • Trade Status
  • Agronomy Principles
  • India Systems
  • Revitalizing Herbal Therapy
  • South Asia Vegetable
  • Ecosystem Partnership Fund


  • Fraken Biochem
  • Guangxi Changzhou Natural Products Development
  • Commerce
  • India suppliers
  • European Market


  • Nutraceutical Industry
  • ARC Energy
  • Pharmaceutical Industrial Products
  • Ayurvedic Medicine Industry-India
  • Glosel