Gotu Kola

Close-up shot of a beautifully shaped Gotu Kola leaf, showcasing its vibrant green color, intricate vein patterns, and unique shape.

Ingredient - Organic Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)

Scientific Background: Rooted in Science - Gotu Kola, scientifically known as Centella asiatica, is a creeping perennial herb that thrives in wet and marshy areas, including rice paddies and riverbanks. It contains key compounds that offer a range of beneficial properties:

  • Asiaticoside: This triterpene glycoside exhibits both anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects.
  • Madecassoside: Another triterpene glycoside found in Gotu Kola, it also possesses these properties.
  • Brahminoside: A flavonoid present in Gotu Kola, known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities.
  • Centelloside: A saponin found in Gotu Kola, showcases remarkable antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Plant Origin & Native Region - Gotu Kola is native to Southeast Asia.

Hair Specialty: Scalp Health - Gotu Kola is renowned for its remarkable ability to stimulate wound healing, enhance circulation, and alleviate inflammation. When it comes to maintaining a healthy and harmonious scalp, it's beneficial for alleviating irritation and minimizing inflammation. This creates an optimal environment for hair growth and improves scalp circulation. Furthermore, Gotu Kola possesses antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, aiding in the elimination of excess scalp oil.



  • Jeong MR, et al. "Centella asiatica extract promotes hair growth via induction of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) in human hair dermal papilla cells." Archives of Pharmacal Research. 2011;34(6):1065-1072.
  • Lao, T. T., & Nguyen, T. T. (2018). Centella asiatica: A review of traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology, and clinical studies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 222, 160-173.
  • Sharma, S., & Gupta, V. K. (2017). Centella asiatica: A potential therapeutic agent for hair loss. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, 83(4), 429-435.
  • Tripathi, A. K., & Srivastava, S. K. (2015). Centella asiatica: A potential medicinal herb. Pharmacognosy Reviews, 9(17), 1-12.

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