INCI: Aqua, Centella Asiatica Extract & Populus Tremuloides Bark Extract
Use Levels: 1.0% - 10.0%
Solubility: Water Soluble
Appearance: Colorless to Light Amber, Clear to Slightly Hazy Liquid
Gotu Kola is known as Brahmi in Ayurvedic Medicine, meaning "Greatest of the Great".
It is considered the "herb of enlightenment" and the most powerful of the rejuvenating herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. The main active ingredients in Centella asiatica are asiatic acid, madecassic acid and asiaticoside. Many clinical reports document strong wound healing and collagen stimulating properties from Centella asiatica, as well as scar tissue reduction, anti-inflammatory actions and an ability to increase the level of antioxidants in newly formed tissue.
Gotu kola is normally used in active ingredients that are tonics, body-firming products, wound healing and anti-aging skin care products. Gotu kola keeps the skin cells tough and makes it resistant to sagging.
It increases tensile strength of the skin, repairs damaged tissue and reduces the appearance of stretch marks.
Storage: Protected from direct light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in sealed container.
This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rated.