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30 SEEDS of Bhringraj/ Eclipta Alba

30 SEEDS of Bhringraj/ Eclipta Alba

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Bhringraj has a special place in ancient Indian medicine because of its positive effects on hair, skin. It is a fast spreading herb. The leaves are commonly used in hair oil preparation. 

Bhringraj/ False Daisy/ Maka

Botanical Name: Eclipta alba

  • Growing:
  • Bhringraj is native to tropical and subtropical regions and prefers warm climates. It can tolerate a wide range of temperatures including a brief period of draught.
  • It doesn’t survive in extreme winter.
  • Start the seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date or sow them in early spring.
  • Depth of seed germination- 1/4th inch
  • Seed germination occurs in 1-2 weeks. 
  • Bhringraj likes high humidity. The soil should be kept moist (not waterlogged) all the times for optimal growth. 
  • Soil pH – acidic to neutral
  • Growing Zone- USDA 10-11
  • Optimal temperature is between 20°C to 35°C (68°F to 95°F).
  • Light Requirements: Sunny 6+ hours of sunlight
  • Days to maturity 55-60
  • Keep the plants contained to prevent taking over the garden space.

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