Green Harvest

 

Code

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ECA001 

Hindi Name

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Bhangra 

English Name

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False daisy, white Eclipta 

Botanical_Name

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Eclipta alba  

Description 

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Eclipta alba is a weed native to India. This weed is also found in South West of US, especially Hawaii. Eclipta alba is a member of Asteraceae plant family. Synonyms: Eclipta erecta, Eclipta punctata, Verbesina prostrata This is a small, annual herb. The leaves are opposite and lanceolate. The flowers bloom in October to December. The white solitary flower or 2-together are on unequal axillary peduncles.  

Uses

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The leaves vitalize hair roots. The plant is good tonic for diseases of spleen, bronchitis, asthma. Fresh juice when applied on forehead is cure for migraine. Roots, stem, leaves, flowers and fruits are useful parts as Ayurvedic herbal Medicine, also used in preparation of herbal hair oils.