(aka Gotu Kola Brahmi Oil, Asiatic Pennywort Oil, Centella Asiatica Oil, Hydrocotyle Asiatica Oil, Gotu Kola Herb Essential Oil)
CAS Number: 84696-21-9 ; 84776-24-9
EINECS Number: 283-640-5
Product Code: PHO7006
INCI Name: Hydrocotyl (Centella Asiatica) Extract (and) Sesamum indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
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Brahmi, is a small creeping herb that is native to Asia but now cultivated in other tropical and temperate swampy parts of Africa and the US. Centella asiatica is most popularly known by its Sri Lankan name:
Gotu Kola. It is a aquatic plant and is easily found growing along streams, in rice paddy fields and other boggy surroundings. Centella Asiatica or Gotu Kola is a renowned mental rejuvenative traditionally used to promote the intellect, improve mental performance, and support proper functioning of the nervous system.
Centella Asiatica plant has distinctive round leaves, with a strong resemblance to cerebellum. This is an interesting fact since this conforms with the
doctrine of signatures that says herbs treat the part of the body that they resemble.
Brahmi has been used to refer two different Ayurvedic herbs - Bacopa monnieri and Centella asiatica. Brahmi is a Sanskrit word that literally means the feminine essence of universal awareness as well as the promoter of subtle mindfulness. They are also both highly revered for their enhancing properties for the nervous system. If we delve deeper, we find that the dual use of the name
Brahmi can be understood in geographical terms; in southern India,
brahmi refers to Bacopa monnieri; while in Northern India,
brahmi refers to Centella asiatica.
Centella Asiatica or Gotu Kola is regarded as one of the best brain tonics in the Ayurveda. It has been used in Asia for thousands of years, both as a medicine as well as delectable leafy vegetable. This luscious green herb is a favorite in helping to improve mindfulness, revitalize consciousness, and maintain a sharp intellect. It also supports healthy circulation to the brain, which supports cognitive functioning such as memory and concentration. Additionally, as a natural blood purifier and nervine, Gotu Kola is particularly supportive in soothing skin irritations caused by stress, making it an excellent choice for massaging the scalp and feet.
Our range of Ayurvedic Herbal Oils are specifically designed for skincare products and cosmetics and are made from the finest organic, ethically wild-crafted, pesticide-free and best quality plants and herbs. These are prepared via a cold process to avoid potential damage heat processing can have on product effectiveness. Each batch undergoes rigorous quality control efforts to assure consistency from batch to batch.
This is a cosmetic product and is meant for external use only. As with all of our materials, it should not be taken internally.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Certificate of Analysis (COA)
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Nature In Bottle certify that Gotu Kola Oil is suitable for cosmetic application. Gotu Kola Oil is not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products. Neither does it contain parabens, restricted preservatives, colorants or UV filters (Annex II - VI of EU Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009).
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Nature In Bottle certify that Gotu Kola Oil contain no animal ingredients or animal by-products, use no animal ingredients or by-products in the manufacturing process, nor does the above product come in contact with any animal products during storage and transportation.
Nature In Bottle certify that all our products are free of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). We further declare that all our products are Dioxin Free.
Nature In Bottle certify that Gotu Kola Oil is manufactured without the use of genetically modified organisms and without the use of raw materials or processing aids containing or derived from genetically modified material. As such, Gotu Kola Oil should be considered non-Genetically Modified in the context with the directives outlined in Regulation (EC) No. 1830/2003 and 1829/2003.
Gluten Free Statement
Nature In Bottle can approve that Gotu Kola Oil does not contain as an ingredient and is not manufactured on processing equipment that comes in contact with gluten or products containing gluten.
Melamine Free Statement
Nature In Bottle confirm that Gotu Kola Oil is free of any Melamine and hence should be considered to be Melamine-free.
Nature In Bottle can approve with reference to Gotu Kola Oil that no Nanomaterials were added at any stage of the manufacturing/production process, in accordance with EU Cosmetics Regulation.
California Proposition 65 Declaration
Nature In Bottle certify that Gotu Kola Oil does not contain chemicals that are listed on California's Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also commonly known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65).
REACH Conformance - SVHC
Nature In Bottle declare that all our products as are compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 governing the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and do not contain substances above 0.1% weight of a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed in Annex XIV as of July 16, 2019.
Natural Criteria Statement
Based on the ISO 16128-1:2016 (Definitions for ingredients) and ISO 16128-2:2017 (Criteria for ingredients and products), Nature In Bottle can advise that Gotu Kola Oil would have a Natural Origin Index of 1 and therefore, could be considered to come under the definition of a 'Natural Ingredient'.
Based on our knowledge of the production process, raw materials and equipments used, there is no potential for any residual solvents to be present in Gotu Kola Oil.
Nature In Bottle certify that Gotu Kola Oil is manufactured completely from raw materials none of which is listed on the Appendices of the the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
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