Eclipta Alba

gluten free eclipta alba

Eclipta alba also known as bhringraj, is small branched annual plant with a long history of Ayurvedic medicinal use for rejuvenation and longevity. Best known for supporting hair growth and blackening of hair.


The principal constituents of Eclipta alba are wedololactone, demethylwedelolactone, polypeptides, polyacetylenes, thiophene-derivatives, steroids, triterpenes and flavonoids.


All the parts of Eclipta alba and chemical constituents are used as anticancer, antileprotic, analgesic, antioxidant, antimyotoxic, antihaemorrhagic, antihepatotoxic, antiviral, antibacterial, spasmogenic, hypotensive, ovicidal, promoter for blackening and growth of hair.


Potential side effects:

  • Have not been reported

Potential drug interactions:

  • Coumadin
  • Diuretics
  • Anti-hypertensive medications

Relative contraindications:

  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation
  • Chronic anticoagulation therapy

Complementary natural products:

  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine
  • Black Currant Seed Oil
  • CoQ10
  • Liver Detoxifier
  • SAMe
  • Sunflower Lecithin


Contents: 100 caps


Dosage information:

The recommended dose of eclipta alba is 1 capsule 3 times a day. Those exceeding the recommended dose must do so under the supervision of their physician due to the increased risk of potential side effects.


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Selected references:

Chaudhary H, Dhuna V, Singh J, Kamboj SS, Seshadri S. Evaluation of hydro-alcoholic extract of Eclipta alba for its anticancer potential: an in vitro study. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011 Jun 22;136(2):363-7.


Datta K, Singh AT, Mukherjee A, Bhat B, Ramesh B, Burman AC. Eclipta alba extract with potential for hair growth promoting activity. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 Jul 30;124(3):450-6.


Singh B, Saxena AK, Chandan BK, Agarwal SG, Anand KK. In vivo hepatoprotective activity of active fraction from ethanolic extract of Eclipta alba leaves. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2001 Oct;45(4):435-41.


Thakur VD, Mengi SA. Neuropharmacological profile of Eclipta alba (Linn.) Hassk. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 Oct 31;102(1):23-31.



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All information contained on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended nor suited to be a replacement or substitute for professional medical treatment or for professional medical advice relative to a specific medical question or condition.

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