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Centella asiatica

(sen-tel′ă ā″s(h)ē-at′ĭ-kă )

( ā″z(h)ē-at′ĭ-kă)
A low-lying herb native to India and East Asia. It is used for a wide variety of medicinal purposes in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine as a sedative, an antiasthmatic, a treatment for liver and skin diseases, and a promoter of longevity.
SYN: SEE: coinwort;
SYN: SEE: gotu kola

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