English name: Asiatic pennywort / Indian Pennyworth / Gotu Kola / Indian Navelwort
Malay name: Pegaga / Daun kaki kuda / Gagan-gagan / Kerok Batok / Antanan / Rendeng
Chinese name: 金钱莲

Wonderful Hero of Tropical Rainforest

Botanical name: Centella asiatica

Family: Mackinlayaceae

Description: Coin-shaped plant rich with vitamins.


  • Treats anxiety
  • Reduce swelling and improve blood flow on venous insufficiency and varicose veins
  • Decrease joint pain and skin hardening, and improved finger movement
  • Reduce insonmia
  • Reduce rheumatoid arthritis
  • Treatment of wounds, burns, and ulcerous skin ailments, and prevention of keloid and hypertrophic scar
  • Extracts of the plant have been employed to treat second- and third-degree burns
  • Extracts have been used topically to accelerate healing, particularly in cases of chronic postsurgical and post-trauma wounds
  • Extracts have been administered orally to treat stressinduced stomach and duodenal ulcers