Bhringraj, Eclipta Alba, Eclipta Prostrata – 0.5 kg Seeds
Eclipta Alba is commonly known as False Daisy, Trailing Eclipta. In Hindi it is known as Bhangra and Babri. The Sanskrit name is Bhringraja and Tekarajah. It is one of the ten auspicious flowers, mentioned in the Ayurveda which has been used since ages for hair and skin problems. It forms one of the ingredients used in black hair dye.
In Java, the leaves of the plant are used as a food item. In China and Brazil the plant is used as anti-venom for snake bites. It is a common weed which grows throughout India on waste grounds. It is also grown in Thailand, Brazil and China.
It is a prostrate, erect and multi branched plant which is an annual herb. Leaves have oppressed hairs on either side, around 10 cm long. It has composite flowers which are white in colour and have compressed rays.