Bhringraj,Eclipta Alba, Eclipta Prostrata - Plant
Description for Bhringraj,Eclipta Alba, Eclipta Prostrata
Bhringraj is an important Ayurveda herb, widely used in hair fall treatment, liver disorders, skin diseases etc. Its botanical name is â€“ Eclipta alba. Its whole plant is used for various medicinal purposes.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Verbesina prostrate L||Yellow,White,blue and red||Blooms all year||12-18 in.||easy to grow|
Planting and 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.
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||Medium||10-35 Â°C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Bhringraj
- 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.
Typical uses of Bhringraj
Special features: use for whole plant
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.