Ethnopharmacological Note: Use of Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. (Asteraceae) for treatment of leucoderma 
Md. Nadim Hossain, Razia Sultana, Kallol Debnath, Mohammed Rahmatullah

Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. belongs to the Asteraceae family and is known in English as ‘false daisy’ and in Bangladesh as ‘kalo keshi’. It is a common plant in Bangladesh and India and can be found in moist areas, waste places and roadsides. The plant has medicinal uses in Bangladesh and elsewhere. The Santal tribe residing in Thakurgaon district, Bangladesh, uses a mixture of leaves of Eclipta prostrata, Cynodon dactylon, and Scoparia dulcis to treat diabetes.

Keywords: Eclipta prostrata, leucoderma