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Bhringaraja- Tonic for Hair and other benefits

Sanskrit Name: Bhringaraj / Kesharaj
English Name: False Daisy
Botanical Name: Eclipta alba
Bhringaraj or Eclipta alba is an Ayurvedic herb found throughout India and the southwestern U.S. Its name means “ruler of the hair” and so is considered to be the best Ayurvedic remedy for hair loss, premature graying and is also said to help make hair dark, dense and lustrous. The herb has also been used in Traditional Ayurveda as a rejuvenative tonic for the liver, for various skin conditions and as a tonic for the mind.
The extract obtained from Bhringaraj plant contains an alkaloid called ecliptine. This extract is resinous in nature. The leaves of the plant contain
a rich amount of protein. The chief constituents of Bhringaraj are coumestan derivatives like wedololactone[1.6%], demethylwedelolactone, desmethyl-wedelolactone-7glucoside and other constituents are ecliptal, ß-amyrin, luteolin-7-O-glucoside, hentriacontanol, heptacosanol, stigmasterol. It is known for its anticancer, antileprotic, analgesic, antioxidant, antimyotoxic, antihaemorrhagic, antihepatotoxic, antiviral, antibacterial, spasmogenic, hypotensive and ovicidal properties.

Bhringaraj powder is an ancient remedy for hair loss, premature graying and skin allergies. It is also said to help make hair dark, dense and lustrous. Bhringaraj powder can be mixed in water with herbs like Henna, Amla, Shikakai, Tulsi and applied on hair in paste form. These herbs can also be incorporated into a coconut oil infusion and used as a conditioning oil treatment. It shines and beautifies hair while helping to rid numerous hair ailments.

It works well to rejuvenate kidneys and liver. Bhringaraj is the main herb for the hair care and cirrhosis in Ayurveda. It is believed to maintain and rejuvenate hair, teeth, bones, memory, sight, and hearing.

How to use Bhringaraj Powder:

1. Take Organic Bhringaraj Powder orally as a daily tonic at 500mg or 1 Teaspoon. Add to smoothies or teas.

2. Bhringaraj combines well with Gotu Kola in a 1:1 ratio to make a hair rinse, boil 1 Tablespoon of each in Tulsi tea with 8 oz. of water, strain and cool.

3. Then mix Organic Bhringaraj Powder with Organic Amla Powder to make a paste and apply on hair. These herbs can also be combined with coconut oil to make a conditioning oil treatment in order to impart shine, health and strength to the hair.
4. Or make a paste Bhringaraj Powder using the required quantity of powder for your hair, add little water, mix well and make a thick paste.
Gently massage rotating the fingertips
Wait 30-45 minutes
Wash thoroughly with water.

Infusing bhringraj in an oil such as coconut or sesame oil to massage onto the scalp will help with baldness and can cause a regrowth of hair. Use as a paste in combination with amla, brahmi, shikakai, tulsi, and/or neem to see wonderful growth and hair conditioning benefits.

Bhringaraj Powder often called Maka powder is a unique powder, when massaged into the scalp as a paste, helps remove scurf or incrustations that may have formed on the scalp. In fact, it also cures alopecia. The products advantages go beyond hair application. When applied on the skin, it helps cure various skin diseases.
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