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Pharmacological Activity and Chemical Constituents of Eclipta Alba

  title={Pharmacological Activity and Chemical Constituents of Eclipta Alba},
  author={Dharmender Jaglan and Amandeep Singh Brar and R. Gill},
  journal={The Journal of medical research},
Eclipta alba is a herb commonly found throughout India. This plant is known to have various pharmacological activities and is traditionally used in treatment but it lacks adequate scientific proof of this activity and constituents responsible for it. The present paper describes the phytochemical and pharma-cological investigations of Eclipta alba. 

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