India, Nepal, China, Thailand, Brazil
Eclipta prostrata, commonly known as false daisy, grows in warm, tropical areas with moist climates. The plant has grayish roots with white, floret flower heads. Due to its bitter, hot, and dry taste, the false daisy plant is used almost solely for natural and medicinal purposes.
False daisy is used as a powerful liver tonic, shown to be effective against livery injury, inflammation, jaundice, fatty liver, hemorrhoids, and indigestion. It is also a known home remedy for urinary tract infections, and is said to prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. False daisy has strong antibacterial properties that have proven effective in treating and killing E Coli and Staph bacteria.