The Medicinal Uses of Eclipta Alba

The Medicinal Uses of Eclipta Alba

Eclipta Alba is not a very well-known herb, but it does have some won­der­ful med­i­c­i­nal prop­er­ties. It grows in moist, trop­i­cal areas, and only ever reaches about 15cm high. It is eclipta alba flowersome­times called the false daisy, and is actu­ally a weed. This small, unas­sum­ing plant is often over­looked, but if you know what to use it for, it can be one of the most heal­ing nat­ural home reme­dies you have ever used.

First and fore­most, Eclipta Alba is said to be one of the most effi­cient treat­ments for liver dis­eases like liver enlarge­ment, as well as prob­lems with the gall blad­der, spleen and many other minor organs and areas within the body. Hepati­tis can be some­what treated with the use of Eclipta Alba also. It should be noted that it is not the ulti­mate cure for all of these inter­nal dis­eases. It eases the symp­toms and helps to make the area health­ier and more able to com­bat the problem.

Paste made from Eclipta Alba pow­der can be applied directly to the skin, par­tic­u­larly to areas that are swelling or inflamed. This will reduce both the swelling and any pain that comes with it. The same paste can be applied to wounds to let them heal faster and with less trou­ble­some scar tis­sue. Athlete’s foot, eczema, der­mati­tis and other skin related issues can all be treated with it.

In rela­tion to hair care, Eclipta Alba nour­ishes the hair and strength­ens it, mak­ing it look and feel health­ier. It is often used for treat­ing bald­ness, hair thin­ning and hair loss due to its nat­ural hair reju­ve­nat­ing prop­er­ties. Tak­ing just 3 grams of Eclipta Alba pow­der a day will have pro­found effects on the health of your hair, and a paste or oil made from it can be applied directly to the scalp for baldness.

It should also be noted that the leaves them­selves are part of the treat­ment for scor­pion stings in many places where the plant grows freely, and it is used as an anti-venom against snake bites in quite a few areas in the world.

Eclipta Alba, when made into a juice, is used to treat ear and eye inflam­ma­tions, such as con­junc­tivi­tis or the reg­u­lar ear infec­tion. Then, there are all the mis­cel­la­neous aches and pains the Eclipta Alba is able to dull down and treat. Oil made with it is excel­lent for treat­ing headaches nat­u­rally, and the leaves can be rubbed on the gums if you are expe­ri­enc­ing a toothache. Rub­bing a paste into any areas with par­tic­u­lar pains can be quite ben­e­fi­cial and will usu­ally soothe and relieve it.

Over­all, the Eclipta Alba has an enor­mous vari­ety of uses that make it one of the most use­ful weeds. The fact that it is totally nat­ural means you don’t need to use any drugs that can pos­si­bly have harm­ful effects. It has been put into many med­i­c­i­nal prod­ucts for a vari­ety of pur­poses, because it is sim­ply so use­ful. If you have any of these symp­toms and would like relief, Eclipta Alba is a good choice.

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ecliptaalba Alina Healey is the Edi­tor of Ecliptaalba.com. Con­nect with her on,Google+

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