Centella asiatica: phytochemistry and mechanisms of neuroprotection and cognitive enhancement

@article{Gray2017CentellaAP,
  title={Centella asiatica: phytochemistry and mechanisms of neuroprotection and cognitive enhancement},
  author={Nora E. Gray and Armando Alcazar Magana and Parnian Lak and Kirsten M. Wright and Joseph Quinn and Jan F. Stevens and Claudia S. Maier and Amala Soumyanath},
  journal={Phytochemistry Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={161-194}
}
  • Nora E. Gray, Armando Alcazar Magana, +5 authors Amala Soumyanath
  • Published 2017 in Phytochemistry Reviews
  • DOI:10.1007/s11101-017-9528-y
This review describes in detail the phytochemistry and neurological effects of the medicinal herb Centella asiatica (L.) Urban. C. asiatica is a small perennial plant that grows in moist, tropical and sub-tropical regions throughout the world. Phytochemicals identified from C. asiatica to date include isoprenoids (sesquiterpenes, plant sterols, pentacyclic triterpenoids and saponins) and phenylpropanoid derivatives (eugenol derivatives, caffeoylquinic acids, and flavonoids). Contemporary… CONTINUE READING