The properties of Centellin® in supplements
Centellin® – Natural Asiatic pennywort extract, standardized for the content of triterpenes, the contents of which is up to 8%. Clinical trials carried out on patients with varicose veins showed the effectiveness of the plant in the fight against this ailment. The active components of Asiatic pennywort (Centella Asiatica) improve venous circulation, counteract the feeling of heavy legs and have properties regulating metabolic processes in the connective tissue and the blood vessel walls. Centella Asiatica is also known as Hydrocotyle, Gotu kola or Indian pennywort. This perennial herb is easy to identify by its small rounded leaves, more or less cordate, borne at the nodes of a long running stem.
Centellin® was shown to enhance the levels of enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants such as superoxide dismutase, catalase, glutathione peroxidase, vitamin E and ascorbic acid in newly formed tissue