Bhringraj Herb Cut


Botanical Name: Eclipta alba  

Common Name:

  • English: Trailing Eclipta Plant
  • Sanskrit: Bhringa
  • Unani: Bhangraa
  • Also, known as: Keshranjana, kesharaaja, Maarkava, bhrangaaraka, Bhrangaara, Bhringaraaja, Bhringa, Bhringaja, Tekaraja, Bheemraja, Kesaraja, Kesuiya, kesari, Juntakalagara, Karisalankanni, Karisalai, Guntagalagara, Karisalanganni, Maka, Kannunni, Garujalu, Kodigaraju, Kayyonni, Soppu, Kershavardhana, Gurugada, Bhangaraiya, Bhangro, Bhangaro, Bharngaraja, bheemraja, Kesuriya,Kesari, Karisalaankanni

Origin: India

Harvested: Wild

Part Used: Whole plant

General Information:

Bhringraj is an herbaceous annual plant that grows around 40-50 cm in height, up to 2000 meters on the hills, a common weed of moist places found throughout India. This plant is likely native to the Indian subcontinent has spread across the world and is widely used in Ayurvedic and herbalism. Roots of these herbs are well developed and several secondary branches arise from the main root up to about 6 mm in diameter, greyish in color and cylindrical.

There are four main varieties of eclipta based on the color of their flowers, but the most common is Eclipta alba. The various Sanskrit names of Eclipta alba that Is Bhringraj, Bhringraja, Bhrungraja, etc. are latterly translated the “King of Hair”, Clearly referring to its traditional reputation Is Ayurveda as an herb supporting hair growth. In India, some of the hair oil products contain Bhringaraj as the main ingredient.

How to use:

Hot Infusion:

The basic method for dried herbs and flower is, take 2-3 tablespoons of dried herb in a cup of teapot. Pour hot water over it and cover it with lid for 10-30 minutes. Hot water is needed to draw out the antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, flavonoids, and volatile oils from the botanicals. Strain and squeeze out as much as liquid as possible and enjoy!


  • You can sweeten your herbal tea with bit of honey, natural fruit juice, stevia leaves powder and or licorice root powder.
  • You can make ice cubes or pops by freezing tea in ice tray or pop molds.


You should consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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