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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QR Code What’s this? How to cite this URL: Excellent bibliography, fully referenced to each plant, giving a pathway to further information. Investigation of extracts from Tunisian Cyperus rotundus as antimutagens and radical scavengers.

Flowering plants Photograph by: Evaluation of hexane extract of tuber of root of Cyperus rotundus Linn Cyperaceae for repellency against mosquito vectors.

Clarke Cyperus tenuifolius Walp. For a list of references mdicinal on this page please go here.


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Purple nutsedge, Cyperus rotundus L. Please view the copyright link for more information. It rotunduw used by ancient Greek physicians TheophrastusPliny the Elderand Dioscorides as both medicine and perfume.

Roadsides, sandy fields and cultivated ground in Eastern North America[43]. Lipid lowering activity of alcoholic extract of Cyperus rotundus.

Cyperus olivaris brevibracteatus Le Grand Cyperus pallescens Boiss. University Ctperus of Hawaii. It has apparently been introduced to some islands, California, Arizona and Chile.

A very strong flavour when freshly harvested, said to resemble ‘Vick’s VapoRub’, the tubers become milder if they are allowed to dry[].

These extracts contain a large amount of auxins and phenolic compounds that promote the rooting of cuttings and seedlings.

Cyperus rotundus

Unfortunately, this significant plant species has not been assessed under improved cultivation conditions with the aim of conservation in natural habitats and high quality.

QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. The antibacterial properties of the tubers may have helped prevent tooth decay in people who lived in Sudan years ago.

Often includes an analysis, or at least a list of constituents. An overview to discover elite chemotype s for industrial use.

Tue Dec 14 Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens. I think you should change this Antispasmodic effect of Cyperus rotundus L.


Phytochemical and pesticidal properties of barsanga Cyperus rotundus Linn. The World’s worst weeds: Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal.

In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. This is the most investigated plant worldwide due to the higher concentration of active ingredients in the form of essential oils, phenolic acids, ascorbic acids, and flavonoids in the tuber and rhizomes.

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mediclnal The names “nut grass” and “nut sedge” — shared with the related species Cyperus esculentus — are derived from its tubersthat somewhat resemble nutsalthough botanically they have nothing to do with nuts. Int J Res Pharm Chem ;1: The risk of introduction of C.

Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious.