Bhringaraj oil is has anti-aging properties, as it has a rejuvenating effect on the body. It is also given as a general tonic in cases of debility.
Bhringaraj is used extensively by Ayurvedic practitioners, for treating skin diseases and eye infections.
Ayurvedic uses :- Bhringaraj is the main herb for the hair care and cirrhosis in Ayurveda. It is believed to maintain and rejuvenate hair, teeth, bones, memory, sight, and hearing.
In Ayurveda, the root powder is used for treating hepatitis, enlarged spleen and skin disorders. Mixed with salt, it relieves burning urine sensation.
It is an herb supporting hair growth.
Common names :- False daisy, Yerba de tago, and Bhringraj.
The plant has traditional uses in Ayurveda. It is bitter, hot, sharp, dry in taste. In India it is known as bhringaraj, bhrungraja and bhringraja.
Species: E. prostrata
Binomial name : Eclipta prostrata