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Cyperus rotundus is a species of sedge (Cyperaceae) native to Africa, southern and central Modern ayurvedic medicine uses the plant, known as musta or musta moola churna, for fevers, digestive system . Flora of Europe · Edible nuts and seeds · Invasive plant species · Medicinal plants of Africa · Medicinal plants of. Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activities of Cyperus rotundus Linn – A Review. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan. Unit of Siddha Medicine. University. Cyperus rotundus is a PERENNIAL growing to m (2ft) by 1 m (3ft 3in). It is in flower It is very small and would be fiddly to use[K]. Medicinal Uses. Plants For .

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Word study tool of ancient languages. Extract from leaves and tubers of Cyperus rotundus L. Not for the casual reader.

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. In Puerto Rico the culture is rich with information relating to herbal treatments. Cyperus yoshinagae Ohwi Pycreus rotundus L. They are commonly combined with black pepper Piper nigrum in the treatment of stomachaches[].

Lewis and Charles Short. Most herbicides may kill the plant’s leaves, but most have no effect on the root system and the tubers. Cyperus inconspicuous Gennari Cyperus laevissimus Steud. Prefers a moist sandy loam[95, ] and a sunny position[].


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Cyperus rotundus L.: Traditional uses, phytochemistry, and pharmacological activities.

Currently, it is one of the most widespread, problematic, and economically damaging agronomic weeds, growing wildly in various tropical and subtropical regions of the world. In traditional Chinese medicineC. They are used internally in the treatment of digestive problems and menstrual complaints[].

American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world. Several chemical substances have been identified in C. There are no illustrations. Rather technical and probably best suited to the more accomplished user of herbs. The present paper covers the literature available particularly from to online Google Scholar, PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus, SpringerLink, and Web of Science and in books on phytochemistry, ethnopharmacology, and botany of this plant.

The roots are harvested in the summer or winter and are dried for later use[]. This QR Code is unique to this page.

It has apparently been introduced to some islands, Mediicinal, Arizona and Chile. A good article on Yuccas, one on Sagebrush Artemesia spp and another on Chaerophyllum bulbosum.

The World’s worst weeds: When dried and ground into a fine powder it is used like talcum powder[]. In India, it is commonly known as Nagarmotha and it belongs to the family Cyperacea.

The fruit is a three-angled achene. The phytochemical and pharmacological activities of C. This article contains special characters. The present paper summarizes the available information that will aid in future medicine preparation by identifying active ingredients and their mode of action for a specific therapeutic activity cyperuz the latest technologies.


Cyperus rotundus L.: Traditional uses, phytochemistry, and pharmacological activities.

Nut grass is a pungent bitter-sweet herb that relieves spasms and pain, mdeicinal mainly on the digestive system and uterus[]. Valorisation of softwood bark through extraction of utilizable chemicals.

Cyperus longus Boeckeler Cyperus merkeri C. Year ISBN – Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry. It prefers moist or wet soil. It is also one of the few weeds that cannot be stopped with plastic mulch. Palla Chlorocyperus salaamensis Palla Cyperus agrestis Willd. This species has an almost global distribution, absent only from northern regions; it occurs from central Europe south through the Mediterranean and eastern Europe to north Africa and more or less throughout Africa south of the Sahara, it occurs east through central Asia, the middle east and south Asia to east and south-east Asia, south to Australia.