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Bhringraj Plant, Eclipta alba - Plant

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Eclipta prostrata commonly known as false daisy, yerba de tago, and bhringraj, is a species of plant in the sunflower family. It is widespread across much of the world.

Other common names include kehraj in Assamese and karisalaankanni in Tamil and kayyunni in Malayalam and in Marathi.In {Kannada} Garugada soppu, keshavardhini, Bhringaraja

This plant has cylindrical, grayish roots. The achenes are compressed and narrowly winged.

in Kerala, India
This species grows commonly in moist places as a weed in warm temperate to tropical areas worldwide. It is widely distributed throughout India, Nepal, China, Thailand, and Brazil.

Bhringraj is an important Ayurveda herb, widely used in hair fall treatment, liver disorders, skin diseases etc. Its botanical name is, Eclipta alba. Its whole plant is used for various medicinal purposes.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Verbesina prostrate L
Maximum Reachable Height 12-18 in.
Flower Colour Yellow,White,blue and red
Bloom Time Blooms all year
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil. Drainage is important; don t place where roots will sit in water. Leaves develop best flavor in full sun.

Bhringraj Plant care

The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 10-35C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Bhringraj Plant special feature

use for whole plant

Bhringraj Plant uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to use bhringraj plant?

As per research Bhringraj is a medicinal plant use for improves immunity, helps in dealing with respiratory problems, Relieves pain, Gastric ulcers, good for the liver and skin, etc. commonly Bhrungraj uses for reducing hair related problems. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.

What is bhringraj plant?

Scientific name of Bhrunraj is Eclipta belongs to the Asteraceae family. The plant has traditional uses in Ayurveda.

What is bhringraj plant scientific name?

Scientific name of Bhrunraj is Eclipta prostrata.

How to identify bhringraj plant?

Bhringaraj is a creeping herb that grows to a height of 3 meters. It has a long stalk and white coloured flowers which are solitarily winged The leaves are sessile, lance-shaped and arranged in the opposite orientation.

How to grow bhringraj plant at home?

Plant is grown by seeds. Consider the following points to grow plant.
1. Pot size 7 inches upper diameter inch with a drainage hole.
2. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
4. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season summer(April-May).

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How to plant bhringraj plant at home?

If you are planting purchased Bhringraj plant directly in ground follow the below procedure.
1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day.
2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in the center and fill the pit with same soil.
4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season.

How to use bhringraj plant for hair growth?

For hair growth you can use Bhrungraj plant oil. A quicker way of making Bhringraj oil at home is to heat powdered Bhringraj leaves with coconut oil and then store. The oil is dark green in color and has a unique, strong aroma. The best way to use it is to apply it directly on the scalp, let the roots absorb it for about 30 minutes and then wash off.

Where is bhringraj plant found?

You can plant Bhringraj outdoor where it will get 4-6 hrs of sunlight.

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