Eclipta alba is mainly used in hair oils, It may be used to prevent habitual abortion and miscarriage and also in cases of post-delivery uterine pain. The juice of the plant with honey is given to infants with castor oil for expulsion of worms. For the relief in piles, fumigation with Eclipta alba is considered beneficial. The paste prepared by mincing fresh plants has got an anti-inflammatory effect and may be applied to insect bites, stings, swellings and other skin diseases. But in Ayurveda, it is mainly used in hair oil.
For healthy black and long hair the plant is commonly used in hair oils all over India