• Ved Prakash Department of Biotechnology, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Nishita Jaiswal Department of Biotechnology, CET IILM AHL, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Mrinal Srivastava Department of Biotechnology, CET IILM AHL, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India




Centella asiatica, Pharmacology, Chemical constituents, Therapeutic usage


Plant-based drug discovery has drawn the attention of researchers, especially the one used as traditional medicines. Centella asiatica is traditional Ayurveda medicine widely used in India and across Asia for treating a variety of diseases. The aerial parts and roots are used for medicinal purpose, and its chemical constituents have wide therapeutic applications in areas of antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, neuroprotective, antioxidant, and wound healing activities. Many of its uses have been proven scientifically, and bioactive ingredients have been validated. In this review, we have done a critical evaluation of available literature looking for the pharmacological importance of C. asiatica. Further studies will be helpful to discover more bioactive compounds their exact mode of actions.


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Author Biographies

Ved Prakash, Department of Biotechnology, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biotechnology


Nishita Jaiswal, Department of Biotechnology, CET IILM AHL, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Department of Biotechnology


Mrinal Srivastava, Department of Biotechnology, CET IILM AHL, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Department of Biotechnology



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How to Cite

Prakash, V., N. Jaiswal, and M. Srivastava. “A REVIEW ON MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF CENTELLA ASIATICA”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 10, no. 10, Oct. 2017, pp. 69-74, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i10.20760.



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