Madecassoside from Centella asiatica

≥95% (HPLC)

Madecassoside, Asiaticoside A, Redermic
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≥95% (HPLC)




white to off-white


H2O: 1 mg/mL, clear, colorless

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Madecassoside is a triterpenoid compound found in Centella asiatica (Gotu kola), a medicinal herb used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Ayurvedic medicine, and traditional African medicine. Madecassoside has a wide range of reported biological activities including, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, and anti-oxidant activities. It has been reported to suppress LPS-induced TNF-alpha production via inhibition of ERK, p38, and NF-kappaB activity.


NONH for all modes of transport

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Mercè Bonfill et al.
Biomedical chromatography : BMC, 20(2), 151-153 (2005-10-06)
The identification of the four principal triterpenoid components of Centella asiatica has been achieved by TLC on silica gel plates and mass spectrometry, as a modification of the method described in the European Pharmacopoeia (5th edn). A combination of ethyl...
Marek Haftek et al.
Experimental dermatology, 17(11), 946-952 (2008-05-28)
Skin ageing is a complex process determined by the genetic endowment of individual and environmental factors, such as sun exposure. The effects of skin ageing are mostly encountered in the superficial dermis and in the epidermis. We have previously demonstrated...
Guang-Xing Bian et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 31(3), 458-463 (2008-03-04)
Madecassoside (MA), one of the principle terpenoids in Centella asiatica, has shown protect effect on isolated rat hearts and isolated cardiomyocytes against reperfusion injury in our previous studies. The aim of this study is to investigate if MA also protected...
Mu-Rong Liu et al.
Zhong xi yi jie he xue bao = Journal of Chinese integrative medicine, 2(6), 440-444 (2004-11-13)
To evaluate the effects of madecassoside (MC) on the depression behavior of mice and the activities of monoamine oxidase (MAO) in different rat brain regions. Imipramine as the positive contrast medicine, effects of MC on the depression behavior of mice...
Mingzhe Gao et al.
Se pu = Chinese journal of chromatography, 26(3), 362-365 (2008-08-30)
A high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method was successfully used to separate asiaticoside and madecassoside from the extract of Centella asiatica (L.) Urb. The raw material containing 20% asiaticoside and 45% madecassoside was dissolved in methanol and used for the...

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