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Centella Asiatica, a plant with a thousand virtues?

Commonly known as Tiger grass or Gotu Kola, Centella Asiatica is a plant native to Asia and Oceania.

Used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine as an anti-aging treatment, this plant has many properties.

Why the name Tiger Herb?

It is said that when tigers were injured, they rolled on this plant, which helped them in their healing.

Centella Asiatica in cosmetics:

Studies conducted on this plant have shown real benefits on the skin. The abbreviation "Cica" is often found in Asian cosmetic products.

Its high concentrations of fatty acids, amino acids and beta-carotene act and soothe sensitive and irritated skin. They allow to limit the itchings related to the rednesses, to the eczema, to the buttons of acne, to the rosacea.

True anti-aging by its phenolic compounds present in its leaves, it limits photoaging by creating a protective barrier. Rich in Vitamin A C, B1 B2, B3 "Niacin" and Carotene, it fights against free radicals and promotes the production of collagen.

We also note some properties:

  • healing: helps in the healing and recovery of wounds

  • stimulating: it stimulates the production of collagen, which improves the firmness and elasticity of the skin

  • antioxidant: as a complement to skin care products that clarify the complexion and fade brown spots, it supports the dulling of the skin

Centella Asiatica can be found in the formulation of different types of care products such as: cleansers (soaps), toners, serums, day or night creams, fabric masks.

The Centella Asiatica in drink:

It can also be consumed as an herbal tea to enjoy its inner benefits:

  • stimulates the blood microcirculation

  • relieves heavy legs

  • treats venous disorders

Discover our range of care formulated with Centella Asiatica and take advantage of its various benefits:

The Jeju Cica cleansing ball, from Ongredients, is a gentle exfoliating soap for the face ideal for sensitive skin, it is also suitable for all skin types. Its vegan formulation will respect your skin, the net that accompanies it

  • Suitable for all skin types, sensitive skin

  • Vegan, Crueltyfree, 95% natural ingredients, Ecofriendly, Biodegradable packaging

The BB cream Cica color Rose Ivoire N°15, from Purito, which covers the imperfections while lightness. It blurs the irregularities of the complexion and offers a natural and glowy result.

  • For acne-prone skin, prone to redness

  • Crueltyfree, Ecofriendly Packaging Biodegradable

  • Formulated without phenoxyethanol, paraben, artificial colors, sulfate, triethanolamine, essential oils, artificial fragrance

The Magic Cica cream, from The Plant Base, formulated with 55% Centella Asiatica calms redness and soothes irritations. It is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. Ideal for acne-prone and sensitive skin.

  • For the acneic skins, prone to the rednesses

  • Crueltyfree, Ecofriendly Packaging

This Goodbye Redness Centella Mask, from Benton, reduces redness and itching with its combined formulation of Centella Asiatica, Licorice Extract and Hyaluronic Acid. The skin is soothed, hydrated and more luminous. Ideal for problematic, sensitive, itchy, dry and dehydrated skin.

  • Perfect for sensitive skin, redness, problem skin, dry and dehydrated skin, itchy skin, uneven skin tone, dull skin

  • Vegan, Ecofriendly Packaging, Crueltyfree, Hypoallergenic

The night cream Dermide Cica barrier from Purito, keeps the skin hydrated during the sleep phase and limits the loss of moisture. Its formulation with Centella Asiatica, Squalane and Ceramide NP soothe the skin, provide the necessary hydration while forming a protective film to prevent moisture loss.

  • Recommended for dry, dehydrated, sensitive skin

  • Vegan, Crueltyfree, 100% recyclable packaging, No essential oils, Fragrance-free

This Black Snail Restore anti-aging set from IUnik, which contains:

  • 1 Black Snail Restore serum: highly concentrated with 70% black snail filtrate and 5 natural black foods (black bean, black rice, kelp, black sesame, eggplant) to regenerate the cells around the eyes, promote elastin, smooth the skin

  • 1 Black Snail Restore cream: formulated with 58% Black Snail filtrate and Centella Asiatica to act against the effects of time, improve the elasticity of the eye contour, firm and revitalize the skin

  • All skin types, mature, dull, tired skin

  • Crueltyfree

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