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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 8)

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Page : 500-504

Keywords : PeethaBhringaraja Kesaraja Wedeliachinensis (Osbeck)Merrill.;

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Bhringaraja (Eclipta prostrate (L.)) Is a plant widely used for liver disorders and Anaemia. The drug is said to have three varieties based on the colour of its flower. The other two varieties are PeethaBhringaraja with yellow coloured flower and NilaBhringaraja with blue coloured flower. The variety PeethaBhringaraja, Yellow flowered variety is botanically identified as Wedeliachinensis (Osbeck) Merrill. The drug was widely mentioned as an ingredient in many herbo-mineral preparations in the text books of Rasasasthra. The drug was referred in many literary works as ?Kesaraja?. The drug was popularly used as a remedy for cancer among folk lore practises. The present review article aims at exploring the literature for collecting the available informations regarding the drug PeethaBhringarajaWedeliachinensis (Osbeck) Merrill.

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