Ganguly Subha*, Bordoloi Ranjit
Department of Fish Processing Technology, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, 5, Budherhat Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Chakgaria, Kolkata–700094, WB, India
Centella asiatica, commonly known as centella, is a small, herbaceous, annual plant of the family Mackinlayaceae, or subfamily Mackinlayoideae of family Apiaceae, and is native to Asian countries.It is commonly used in in Ayurvedic medicine, traditional African medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine as a medicinal herb. Fir its potential application as herbal medicine for therapeutic purposes, the present review attempts to highlight on the various research based facts and issues related to it.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Centella asiatica, Therapeutics