Latin: Centella asiatica
Country of Origin: India
Actions: Adaptogen, alterative, analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, brain tonic, circulatory stimulant, decongestant, demulcent, depurative, diuretic, endocrine tonic, febrifuge, hypotensive, immune tonic, laxative, nervine, rejuvenative, tonic, vasodilator, vulnerary
Energetics: Moistening, cooling, and sweet
Precautions: Large amounts may cause headache, stupor, itching, and vertigo. Avoid if pregant and/or if you have an overactive thyroid.
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