अङ्गारकः - Eclipta alba

 

Name - भृङ्गराजः

Botanical name - Eclipta alba

Description - The whole herb of Eclipta prostrata L. Is used. This belongs to the family Compositae.

Chemical Constituents- It contains alkaloids ecliptin and nicotine.

Use - The plant is tonic and deobstruent in the enlargement of liver and spleen. It is used in catarrh and jaundice also. The root is emetic.

Medicinal plants of India ; Ayurveda

01 September 2013

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