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Scientific name of False daisy: Eclipta Alba/Eclipta prostrata
Name of False daisy in different languages:-
Sanskrit: भ्रिंगराज Bhringaraj, Tekarajah
Hindi: भ्रिंगराज Bhringaraj, केशराज Kesharaj, Babri.
Malayalam: Kayyonni കയ്യോന്നി, Kunjunni കഞ്ഞുണ്ണി.
False Daisy is an annual herb commonly throughout India, in waste land, plane areas etc., prostrate, erect, and it grows up to 1 ft tall, grows abundantly in the tropical area. Leaves are simple lace shaped and 2.5 to 7.5 cm long, oppositely arranged, oblong, elliptic. Stems are erect, velvety, pale green, short, flat or round, brown stem. Flowers are small and white, shape like a daisy flower.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, root, leaf.
One of Dasapushpa, It increases immunity power, induce hair growth, to increase blood circulation, skin diseases, premature graying, shiny hair, boils, infections and inflammations, heel pain, toothache, Elephantiasis.
wedelolactone, demethyl wedelolactone, thiophene derivatives, steroids, triterpenes polypeptides, polyacetylenes, and flavonoids.
Alexipharmic, Antimicrobial, Anticancer, Insecticide, Anthelmintic
How to prepare medicines:
A decoction of leaves is administrated in uterine hemorrhage. The juice of the whole plant with honey and castor oil is given to infants for the expulsion of worms. The well ground whole plants paste can be applied to skin diseases, insect bites, the stings, and swellings.