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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Plants are usually only found in damp places[]. Cyperus rotundus coco-grass[2] Java grass[2] nut grass[2] purple nut sedge [2] or purple nutsedge[3] red nut sedge[2] Khmer kravanh chruk [4] is a species of sedge Cyperaceae native to Africasouthern and central Europe north to France and Austriaand southern Asia.

Nagarmotha Cyperus rotundusa cosmopolitan medicnal, is found in all tropical, subtropical and temperate regions of the world. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.

They are used internally in the treatment of digestive problems and menstrual complaints[]. Wound healing activity of Cyperus rotundus linn. J Parasitol Res ;1: Division in cypedus or autumn. Tue Dec 14 Solita ES, Castor L. Chatterjee A, Pakrashi SC. Antispasmodic effect of Cyperus rotundus L.

Furthermore, future study should aim at confirming the clinical activities and safety of this plant before being used for the development of new therapeutic agent in human subjects. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. It is subject to statutory control rotunrus several countries[]. Some part of the plant was eaten by humans at some point in ancient history. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below.


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Toxicity of 4,Selinnadienone from nutsedge Cyperus rotundus L. The genus Cyperus in the eastern Po Plain Italy: Sat Jan 26 In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Phytochemical and pesticidal properties of barsanga Cyperus rotundus Linn. Most herbicides may kill the plant’s leaves, but most have no effect on the root system and the tubers. Healing Plants rotunduss Peninsular India.

The Treatise on Indian Medicinal Plants. Int J Pharm Clin Res ;2: Rather technical and probably best suited to the more accomplished user of herbs. Downloaded on 27 October meddicinal In India, it is commonly known as Nagarmotha and it belongs to the family Cyperacea.

An on-line version is also available. In traditional Chinese medicineC.

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

An extensive review of the ancient traditional literature and modern research revealed that the drug has numerous therapeutic actions, several of which have been established scientifically, which may help the researchers to set their minds for approaching the utility, efficacy and potency of nagarmotha.


Biomarkers and microscopic evidence of C. Investigation of extracts from Tunisian Cyperus rotundus as antimutagens and radical scavengers. The risk of introduction of C. The antibacterial properties of the tubers may have helped prevent tooth decay in people who lived in Sudan years ago.

Cyperus rotundus – Wikipedia

Ploughing distributes the tubers in the field, worsening the infestation; even if the plough cuts up the tubers to pieces, new plants can still grow from them.

These extracts contain a large amount of auxins and phenolic compounds that promote the rooting of cuttings and seedlings. Cytotoxic effect of Cyperus rotundus medicunal extract on human cancer cell lines. Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. This article contains special characters. 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.

It is very small and would be fiddly to use[K]. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Very readable, it gives the results of the authors experiments with native edible plants.

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