||Bhringraj, False daisy
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Blackish thick liquid with strong aromatic odour
It is erect, slender, roughly pubescent herbs, 30-60 cm high. Leaves are
opposite, very reliable, sessible, narrowly lanceolate, toothed or nearly
Constituents & Specifications :
Eclipta alba oil has various chemical compounds that include Saponin,
tannin, vitamin A and ecliptine.
It is liver stimulator, hair & skin tonic, purgative, nervine,
antiseptic, restorative, astrigent. It is also useful in anaemia, skin
disorders, headache, insomnia and mental disorders.. It work as a general
antiseptic and astringent oral mouth washfor infected gums and loose teeth.
It helps in maintaining and rejuvenating teeth, bones, hearing, memory and
Benefits & Uses :
- It directly nourishes and improves the hair particularly beneficial
for dry, mature, inflamed and sensitive skin.
- It is especially good for the liver. It is used to treat cirrhosis,
hepatitis or enlargement of spllen and the liver
- It is believed to prevent aging, maintain and rejuvenate hair, teeth,
bones, memory, sight and hearing. It is a rejuvenative for pitta,
kidneys and liver.
- The herb is used as hair tonic, the oil removes greying, balding,
makes the hair darker.