Binomial Name – Eclipta prostrata
Manjal Karisalankanni/Bhringraj is an important Ayurveda herb, widely used in hair fall treatment, liver disorders, skin diseases etc.
Its botanical name is – Eclipta alba. Its whole plant is used for various medicinal purposes.
In India, it is known as bhangra or bhringaraj. Wedelia calendulacea is known by the same names, so the white-flowered E. alba is called white bhangra and the yellow-flowered W. calendulacea is called yellow bhangra.