Sunday, 7 August 2016


Eclipta alba (L.) or Eclipta prostrate (L.) is commonly known as false daisy, urang aring (Malay), bhringraj (Hindi) and karisilanganni (Tamil). It is a type of creeper plant with wonderful medicinal properties and has been used for thousands of years in ancient Chinese, Unani, Ayurvedic and Siddha medicine.

The oil of False Daisy has powerful active ingredients for hair and scalp treatment. Topical application of the extract, in coconut or sesame oil, cures premature graying and baldness, and promotes healthy, strong hair growth, restoring damaged hair to its youthful glory. The extract contains black pigments, commonly used for hair dyeing and tattooing. It is also externally used to treat skin conditions, such as athlete’s foot, eczema and dermatitis. It is believed to treat problems related to urinary tract, strengthens the uterus and contains supportive properties for better liver and kidney functions.

##All herbal tips are for general purposes only. Consult your physician before taking any herbal regimens if you are taking other medicines. Discontinue use if you experience allergic reactions to herbal products, externally or internally, and immediately consult your doctor. Pregnant women are recommended to take herbal remedies with caution to avoid any complications.


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