Benefits of centella asiatica

The miraculous plant that makes centenarians. 😄

What is pennywort?

Centella asiatica is a semi-aquatic plant native to Asia, also called :

  • Pennywort.
  • Kodavan.
  • Gotu kola.

It is an essential ingredient of traditional chinese medicine and ayurvedic medicine.

It is famous for having composed the diet of the multi-centenary Chinese Li Qingyun.

The plant contains the following active ingredients:

  • Asian acid.
  • Polyphenols.
  • Madecassoside.
  • Madecassic acid.

How to use it?

The whole plant is edible.

The leaves can be eaten raw in salad.

The leaves and stems can also be dried, crushed and infused.

Centella asiatica oil is also available.


Its main advantage is to accelerate tissue repair.

Medicinal properties

Centella asiatica is particularly appreciated by the kidneys and the liver.

Its properties combine well with those of turmeric.

It has been traditionally used for its action:

  • Healing.
  • Antioxidant.
  • Rejuvenating.
  • Anxiolytic.
  • Tonic.
  • Diuretic.
  • Repairing.
Homme infusion centella
Me with my centella tea

For which diseases?

Pennywort has shown promising results in cases of :

  • Injury.
  • Leprosy.
  • Burns.
  • Abscess.
  • Venous insufficiency.
  • Angina.
  • Eczema.
  • Varicose veins.
  • Deafness.
  • Tuberculosis.
  • Cancer.
  • Bursitis.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.


This perennial plant can help to recover, but it does not cure.

In case of illness, it is advisable to explore the underlying causes: emotional wounds.

I discover what to do in case of emotions.

Arbre pelouse


What are the benefits of centella asiatica?

They are quite spectacular, especially for cell regeneration.

Combined with emotional acceptance, gotu kola has a bright future ahead of it.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *