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Image posted by Boyet Presco on January 23, 2015.

Genus identified as Rynchoglossum by Benigno Resurreccion.

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Urena lobata Linn.

Afulut; Anonongkot; Bagouan; Baranggot; Batikil; Dalupang; Daupang; Dopong; Kolokot; Kollokollot; Kulot; Kulit; Kulotan; Kullukullut; Kulut-kulutan; Mangkit; Molopolo; Palisin; Poot-si-nuang; Pirikit; Saligut; Supang; Tapanding; Caesar weed; Bur mallow; Congo jute

Quirino, Bacnotan, La Union

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Posted by Mario Molave Delmendo on September 17, 2014.

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Scientific Name: Eclipta prostrata (L.) L,

Synonyms: Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk,, Eclipta erecta L., Verbesina alba L., Verbesina prostrata L.

Common Name: False Daisy, Bhringraj (Ayurdevic)

Family: Asteraceae

ID References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eclipta_alba, http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ECPR

Camera Used: The fist 7 photos were taken by Fujifilm FinePix , the last 5 pix by Samsung ST66.

Dates Photos Taken: January to July 2014. (See Individual photo description).

Medicinal Uses: Antibacterial, topically effective against skin disorders including swelling, burns, insect bites, and other irritations, anti-inflammatory, reduces fevers, arthritis, etc. In India, it is used as a hair tonic to prevent hair loss and promote hair growth.

For more information on the plant's medicinal uses, you may click these links: http://www.ecliptaalba.com/eclipta-alba-uses/the-medicinal-uses-of-eclipta-alba, http://www.naturalwellbeing.com/learning-center/Eclipta_prostrata, and http://www.pharmatutor.org/articles/phytochemical-and-pharmacological-profile-of-eclipta-alba

Posted by Ella Bernales Jacildo on August 28, 2014

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