Centella asiatica triterpenes as asiaticoside, asiatic acid and madecassic acid, have been formulated in the Phytosome® form. They exert their activity by stimulating collagen biosynthesis and increasing the incorporation of hydroxyproline into this protein, thus modulating the metabolism of connective tissue. Centella asiatica selected triterpenes also exert a protective effect on microcirculation, reducing abnormally increased capillary permeability.
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