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bhangra (bhängˑ·r),

n Latin name:
Eclipta alba; parts used: whole plant, roots, seeds, seed oil; uses: in Ayurveda, balances kapha and vata doshas (pungent, bitter, light, dry), antiinflammatory, hepatoprotection, hypotensive, alopecia, ringworm, liver conditions, catarrh, cough, hemorrhage, indigestion, roots: emetic; purgative; precautions: none known. Also called
babri, bhringaraja, false daisy, tekarajah, or
trailing eclipsa.
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Bhangra.
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