What is Cica (centella asiatica)?
Cica is quite as known as Centella asiatica. It is an herbal plant in the plant family Called Apiaceae. This panned is used as a vegetable in dishes but also as a medicinal herb. As it is recongnized as having many benefits for the skin as well, it has been used in dermatology a lot. Nowadays in K beauty it is very popular and this notable and impressive ingredient is capable of stealing the show in this competitive market. Many scientific researches have beddn conducted on this plant, and many benefits were made clear out of these researches. Then, what benefits this magical plant has with more than 3000 years of medicinal history in more detail.
The Cica is noticed not only in human beings but also in animals. As you might know, elephants were spotted chewing on this plant a lot, it was automatically believed that it would promote longevity. The Cica is noticed not only in human beings but also in animals. As you might know, elephants were spotted chewing on this plant a lot, it was automatically believed that it would promote longevity.
Furthermore, out of diverse reports the Centella Asiatica appears to improve mood, increase memory, lower the blood sugar, prevents nervous disorders, boosts blood circulation, has positive effects on anxiety issues, relieve joint pain. It also showed to reduce cartilage erosion and bone erosion. These are some of the many benefits it provides. There are also capsules – in the people with varicose who took these capsules it was noticed that elevated levels of certain enzymes were reduced. These elevated levels of enzymes cause varicose.
Often called in skincare as “Cica”, it is especially great if you have dry, itchy, red, acne-prone and sensitive skin as it is such an anti-oxidant-rich herb, being so anti-inflammatory. It increases the skin’s ability to repair damage, and on top of this also protect it from further irritation. Cosmetic chemist Joseph Gincotta mentions that because this plant boosts the microcirculation in the skin and therefore more vitamins, nutrients, oxygen, and minerals could be delivered into the skin. As it helps stimulating cell metabolism, it helps to achieve more youthful-looking skin.
In overall, there are just too many benefits to mention. Therefore, it definitely deserves to be called an ideal longevity ingredient and the secret ingredient of the elixir of life!
It will reduce wrinkles, scars, heal wounds faster, and reduces the appearance of skin ageing. It has been found to improve healing of chronic skin conditions and surgical wounds. It is especially known to have antioxidative effects. The Centella Asiatica is also reported to be effective in remodeling photoaged skin.
Then, Where to start to try Cica for my skin? As it is a very popular ingredient nowadays in k-beauty, it is easy to find and start with!
The k-beauty brand “SKIN&LAB” will have a whole Medicica line launches with 4 products – Cleanser, toner, cream, spot – focusing on this powerful ingredient!! This will also make it easy to find the perfect combination of products for a ready to use and easy routine!
Finally, Dr. troubles Medicia calming cream is good for sensitive skin. It helps to calm down flush and redness