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ECLIPTA ALBA - ECLIPTA.

Eclipta alba
Synonym
Eclipta prostata L., Eclipta erecta.
Common name
Eclipta, bhringaraj, false daisy, bringraj, han lian cao, takasaburou, yerba de tago, congo lanna.
Family
Asteraceae (Sunflower family).

Overview
This tropical annual is a creeping and moisture-loving herb; it has a short, flat or round, brown stem and small white flowers on a long stalk. It grows 3" tall; the leaves are opposite and lance-shaped.
Eclipta grows abundantly in the tropics and is used with much success in Ayurvedic medicine.
In India the juice of the leaves is used in the treatment of liver cirrhosis, hepatitis and infective hepatitis.
Eclipta alba - Eclipta
Also used for liver enlargement, jaundice and other ailments of the liver, spleen and gall bladder.
In scientific studies, Eclipta alba also shows excellent antifungal activity.
The plant tops are used for skin diseases (inflammation).
A mixture of Eclipta and mineral oil (USP) keeps the hair dark and lustrous; when applied to the scalp it promotes hair growth.

Constituents
Ecliptine, wedelolactone, dimethyl wedelolactone, wedelic acid, eclepitine apigenin, luteolin, b-amyrin, mono-, di- and trithiophene acetylenes, a-terthenyl, thiophene acetylenes, ascorbic acid.

Pharmacology
Eclipta is rich in amino acids and essential fatty acids.
It has bio-active steroidal alkaloids but it the also possesses weak cyto-toxity against certain cells.
An ethanol extract of Eclipta has a neutralizing effect on the venom of South American rattle snakes.

Suriname's traditional medicine
This plant has a range of therapeutic properties such as promoting heart health by lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol levels; boosting immunity.
It is also an effective natural painkiller.
Eclipta is used against anemia, dysentery, eye diseases, asthma, insomnia, headaches and liver cirrhosis.
It rejuvenates the hair (external use).
The juice of Eclipta together with honey, is used to treat upper respiratory congestion in children.

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Hardiness
USDA zone 5 - 11.
Propagation
Seeds (best temperature for germination is 95 F.).
Culture
Full sun / partial shade, tolerate high altitude conditions.
Needs moisture; plant in frost free locations.



Eclipta alba tincture only for US$18.65 per 2 fl oz. Eclipta is used for the treatment of liver ailments, such as cirrhosis, infective 
hepatitis and other conditions involving hepatic enlargement. The oil is used to maintain and rejuvenate the hair, it is also used against skin disorders Eclipta alba Oil only for US$12.60 per 2 fl oz. Eclipta oil is known to potentiate hair growth promotion; it keeps the hair dark and 
lustrous; promotes faster hair growth. It nourishes and improves the hair and turns grey hair darker again or restores the natural color.

Buy 6 bottles save 10%; buy 12 bottles and save 15%!

Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Eclipta alba seeds 1 packet (150 seeds) US$ 11.25
Eclipta alba seeds 1 packet (500 seeds) US$ 32.00
Eclipta alba herbs 1 lb US$ 28.00
Eclipta alba herbs 5 lbs (26.60 /lb) US$ 133.00
Eclipta alba Hair Oil 60 ml US$ 12.60
Eclipta alba Hair Oil 120 ml US$ 23.94
Eclipta alba Hair Oil 1000 ml US$ 161.28
Eclipta alba tincture 1 fl. oz (29.6 cc) US$ 10.35
Eclipta alba tincture 6 x 1 fl. oz US$ 55.89
Eclipta alba tincture 12 x 1 fl. oz US$ 105.57
Eclipta alba tincture 2 fl. oz (59.1 cc) US$ 18.65
Eclipta alba tincture 6 x 2 fl. oz US$ 100.71
Eclipta alba tincture 12 x 2 fl. oz US$ 190.23


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