Centella Asiatica, as the name may suggest, is well known throughout
many Asian countries. In some cases, it is viewed as a weed that has
proven invasive in some areas, although little is known about how
invasive it might be. That said, it has long been used to assist with
many medical ailments, as we will shortly see.
much information we can learn about this plant, not least the fact
that it also goes by the name of Asiatic
Are you aware of the following facts as well?
It Largely Grows in the Southern Hemisphere
It is thought to have begun life in Asia, but it has since been
introduced to some islands outside of this area. As such, it is
viewed as having been distributed throughout tropical areas in the
world, even including some in the northern hemisphere.
It Is Thought to Have Many Health Benefits
From improving someone’s memory to helping with skin conditions and reducing inflammation, Ayurvedic practitioners have long resorted to using the Centella Asiatica plant for medicinal purposes. While this is true of those in Asian countries, many people in the northern hemisphere are now discovering the plant’s apparent benefits for themselves.
Some Drink Water That is Infused with the Plant
Some find the flavour of Centella Asiatica to be pleasant, perhaps
slightly bitter but also quite mild. Some steep it in hot water and
drink it as an alternative to tea. Others add the leaves to a glass
of water and enjoy it that way instead.
We can see there are many fascinating facts and features surrounding this humble plant. While some use the plant itself, it is more easily used when presented as an extract. This can allow for many more uses than might otherwise be the case.
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