Bhringraj is an Ayurvedic herb found throughout India. Bhringraj means “Ruler of the hair”. Its botanical name is Eclipta prostrata and common name is ‘false daisy’. It’s also known as Yerba de tago, Bhagra and a few more. It’s found on the foothills of Northern India as well as moist places around the globe. It is actually a flowering weed known for its benefits in Ayurvedic medicine. The white flowers are approximately 6-8 mm in diameter, with narrow leaves.
For centuries, bhringraj has been used as an excellent natural treatment for hair strengthening, thinning hair, hair loss and premature graying of hair. Bhringraj (Eclipta prostrata) is actually a flowering weed known for its benefits in Ayurvedic medicine. It is reported to improve hair growth and color.A medical study…showed that extracts of Eclipta prostrata decreased the amount of time it took for hair to begin regrowing and to fully regrow. 
Traditionally throughout Asian countries, Bhringraj has also been used from the hair shaft on natural hair to the tips, for preventing baldness, anti-dandruff, anti-lice and revitalizing the hair. Additionally, for centuries, the leaf juice has been boiled with sesame or coconut oil to dye natural hair black or to tattoo the skin.
The leaf extract is considered quite beneficial for natural hair and has been traditionally used externally on the hair shaft to stop hair loss and thinning hair, promote luxuriant hair growth, stop graying of hair shaft and improve hair color. It’s used as a hair tonic and hair-conditioning agent.
In fact, the entire plant including the seeds, have been used in Ayurvedic medicine for ages. Today, around the globe, Bhringraj is proven to be effective with numerous benefits both internally and externally, for instance, to improve hair shaft condition.
Benefits of Bringraj Powder
- Bhringraj Powder is considered as a rejuvenator.
- It is a natural conditioner and a cooling agent for hair.
- Since ancient times, Indian people have used Bhringraj Herbal Powder to prevent hair loss and discoloration.
- Natural treatment for thinning hair.
- It encourages hair growth and improves overall hair health.
Saba’s Bhringraj Powder is currently available for purchase. Additionally, Bhringraj is one of the ingredients that Saba Botanical of USA uses in Imbue™ Natural Conditioner, as well as in Lustrous Henna® 100% natural hair dye. Bhringraj is a real benefit to the hair, from the hair shaft at the root, to the ends. A proven natural treatment for thinning hair, hair loss and more! No wonder the hair looks and feels radiant and luxurious with regular use, as customer testimonials reveal.
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