Hair growth promoting activity of Eclipta alba
in male albino rats.
In the Ayurvedic system of medicine, Eclipta alba
was used to maintain the balance of Vata and Kapha and described as medicinal herb for the treatment of liver diseases .
The testa is formed of crushed and thin-walled cells in almost all of the species studied here, but the cellular collapse is more pronounced in seeds of Eclipta alba
, Emilia sonchifolia (Figure 3A) and Sigiesbeckia orientalis, except for the located cells in the raphe region.
An Ayurvedic formulation consisting of Withania somnifera, Tinospora cordifolia, Eclipta alba
, Ocimum sanctum, Picrorhiza kurroa and shilajit, at doses of 100 and 200 mg/kg, p.o.
Hepatoprotective effect of Eclipta alba
leaves has been seen in paracetamol induced liver toxicity in rats (Prabu et al., 2011).
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Other weed species with fairly high AD of less than 10 were Eclipta alba
, Amaranthus viridis, Coronopus didymus, Convolvulus arvensis, Cyperus rotundus, Euphorbia prostrata, Oxalis corniculata, Eragrostis poaeoides and Rumex dentatus (Table 1).
On the other hand, the Kavirajes of Rampal used the plants Andrographis paniculata, Eclipta alba
, Cuscuta reflexa, and Tamarindus indica for treatment of indigestion.
The two exceptions, where administration was oral, included oral administration of roots of Eclipta alba
, and oral administration of juice obtained from macerated roots of Caesalpinia sappan.
Taraxastane glycosides from Eclipta alba
. Phyto-chemistry 44, 131-135.
Among other Acanthaceae and Asteraceae family plants, the methanol extract of Eclipta alba
and Andrographis paniculata has been shown to be active against Anopheles stephensi with LC(50) values of 150.36 and 130.19 ppm, respectively (Govindarajan and Sivakumar, 2011) .