Bhringaraj (eclipta alba) is a wild-growing herb that is highly regarded in Ayurvedic medicine. Bhringaraj powder may be mixed into a paste and applied to the hair and scalp. It is good for skin as well as hair. It nourishes the hair and scalp,and can help to promote hair grown and help to get rid of dandruff.
According to the principles of Ayurvedic medicine, bhringaraj extract can help treat the imbalances in pitta (one of the three doshas). Since it is believed that excess pitta contributes to problems with hair health, bhringaraj powder/extract is touted as a natural solution for hair loss and for premature graying hair. The use of bhringaraj oil aims to increase the thickness and shine of the hair as well .