AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
:Scientific Name
Centella asiatica

The plant trails on the ground and its creeping stems bear roots on their nodes. Leaves small, 2-4 cm diameter, sometimes more rounded or broad kidney-shaped, their margins toothed. Flowers brownish, subsessile, in umbels (minute, pinkish red, 3-6 in cluster). Fruits small, like a grain of barley, 7-9 ridged compressed

: Details
Plant contains triterpenoid asiaticoside-A and Asiaticoside-B, triterpene acid madasiatic acid. Two triterpene acids - brahmic acid, isobrahmic acid and two saponins - brahmoside and brahminoside isolated. A triterpene glycoside - thankuniside acid, thankunic acid isolated. Fresh leaves contain essential oil, fatty oil, sitosterols, tannin and resinous substance. Leaves and roots contain resin, bitter principle vellarine, pectic acid. Dried plant contains alkaloid hydrocotylin, glycoside asiaticoside.

Essential Oils

Serial No.Essential Oil Name
1Centella asiatica essential oil
2Centella asiatica essential oil

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