Botanical name : Eclipta prostrata (Linn) Linn.
Family : Asteraceae
Keshabringa, Bringaraja, Bringa, Angaraka, Kesaranjana
Rasa : Katu, Tikta
Guna : Lakhu, Ruksha, Tikshna
Virya : Ushna
Vipaka : Katu
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English : Trailing eclipta
Hindi : Bangrah, Moprant
Malayalam : Kayyoni
It is an erect prostrate annual herb grows up to 70 cm height. Stems are soft and fleshy. Branches are few. Leaves are simple and opposite, Flowers are in head inflorescence. Fruits are akene.
Plant pacifies vitiated kapha, vata, reduces pain, promote hair growth, stimulate the functions of liver, heal and clean ulcers and increase eye sight.
Useful part : Plant as a whole.