How to Take Centella asiatica

Centella or Centella asiatica can be taken in the form of tea, powder, tincture or capsules, and can be taken 1 to 3 times a day, depending on how it is taken and needed. In addition, this medicinal plant can also be found in gels and creams, which must be applied locally, helping to fight cellulite and localized fat.

Centella asiatica is a medicinal plant, also known as Centella asiatica, Centela or Gotu kola, and is used to treat different problems such as cellulite, poor circulation, skin wounds or rheumatism, for example.

What is it for

The Asian spark serves to help treat localized cellulite, problems with venous circulation, skin wounds, burns, varicose veins in the legs, rheumatism, bruises, obesity, kidney problems, tingling and leg cramps, depression, tiredness, lack of memory, also helping in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.


Asian Centella has a tonic, anti-inflammatory, soothing, diuretic, stimulating and vasodilating action that dilates the vessels and improves blood circulation.

How to use

This medicinal plant can be used in the form of tea, tincture or capsules that can be taken or in the form of ointment to apply locally.

Asian Centella Tea for Cellulite

Asian Centella tea helps you lose weight and fight localized cellulite, as it has properties that improve blood circulation.


  • 1 teaspoon of dried Centella asiatica leaves and flowers;
  • Half a liter of boiling water.

Preparation mode:

  • In a saucepan, add the Asian Centella to the boiling water and boil for 2 to 5 minutes. After that time, turn off the heat and cover, allowing to stand for 10 minutes.

This tea should be drunk 2 to 3 times a day and to increase the effectiveness of the tea it is recommended to do anaerobic physical exercise, such as localized weight training.

Asian Centella tincture for concentration and tiredness


  • 200 g of dried Asian Centella;
  • 1 liter of vodka with 37.5% alcohol;
  • 1 dark glass container.

Preparation mode:

  • Place Asian Centella and vodka in the dark glass container, close the container tightly and leave in a cool, airy place, protected from the sun, for 2 weeks. After that time, strain and filter the entire contents with a paper filter and return to a new dark glass container or dropper dispenser. The tincture has a validity of 6 months.

It is recommended to drink 50 drops of this tincture 3 times a day, to treat tiredness, depression and memory problems.

Centella asiatica capsules to improve circulation

Centella asiatica capsules can be purchased at compounding pharmacies, health food stores, drugstores or online stores and should be taken to fight cellulite and improve circulation, making your legs lighter.

It is generally recommended to take 2 capsules of Centella asiatica, 2 to 3 times a day, but you should always consult the supplement leaflet to find out how much you should take.

Asian Centella creams and gels to reduce localized fat

Creams and gels with Centella asiatica can be used to massage some areas of the body with more accumulation of fat and cellulite, as they help to eliminate this fat, increase blood circulation and eliminate cellulite.
For that, it is only necessary to massage the most problematic regions with circular movements, twice a day, preferably in the morning and at night before going to sleep.

In addition, these creams and gels also help to increase the production of collagen in the skin, leaving it firmer and increasing its elasticity.

Side effects

Side effects of Centella asiatica may include skin allergy reactions such as redness, itching and swelling of the skin and sensitivity to sunlight.


Centella asiatica is contraindicated for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and patients with gastric ulcers, gastritis or problems with the functioning of the liver or kidneys.

See all the health benefits of Asian Centella.