It is erect, slender, roughly pubescent herbs, 30-60 cm high. Leaves are opposite, very reliable, sessible, narrowly lanceolate, toothed or nearly entire.
Constituents & Specifications :
Eclipta alba oil has various chemical compounds that include Saponin, tannin, vitamin A and ecliptine.
It is liver stimulator, hair & skin tonic, purgative, nervine, antiseptic, restorative, astrigent. It is also useful in anaemia, skin disorders, headache, insomnia and mental disorders.. It work as a general antiseptic and astringent oral mouth washfor infected gums and loose teeth. It helps in maintaining and rejuvenating teeth, bones, hearing, memory and sites.
Benefits & Uses :
It directly nourishes and improves the hair particularly beneficial for dry, mature, inflamed and sensitive skin.
It is especially good for the liver. It is used to treat cirrhosis, hepatitis or enlargement of spllen and the liver
It is believed to prevent aging, maintain and rejuvenate hair, teeth, bones, memory, sight and hearing. It is a rejuvenative for pitta, kidneys and liver.
The herb is used as hair tonic, the oil removes greying, balding, makes the hair darker.