Centella

Christoph Metelmann chandvel at inet.uni-c.dk
Sun Mar 9 08:03:57 EST 1997


In message 7 Mar 1997 15:36:28 GMT,
  gifausti at condor.ci.uc.pt (Gina Faustino Carvalho)  writes:

> Iim currently studying biolgy and im very interested in plants, and in
> there medical properties.
> lately ive seen many products in herb shops that claim 2 have extracts
> from a plant called Centella which is supposedly from Brasil. Ive
> searched my text books 4 its latin name, but ive had no such luck. Its as
> if the plant doesnt exist. Any information on the plant would be extremly
> helpful.Thank u. :x
>
There is a Centella asiatica which belongs to the Umbelliferae and comes
originally from Japan, Korea, Taiwan or China.

Chris



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