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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Nat Prod Radiance ;7: An overview to discover elite chemotype s for industrial use. Year ISBN – Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of jedicinal and details of research into the plants chemistry.

Cook Islands Cook Is. Editor Publisher Thompson and Morgan. The Wealth of India. Ovicidal and larvicidal activities of Cyperus giganteus Vahl and Cyperus rotundus Linn.

It is suggested that C. 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 using the latest technologies. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on cypreus uses. Purple nutsedge, coco grass; java grass; nut sedge; nutgrass; purple nut-grass; purple nut-sedge; red grass; red nut sedge; water grass.

The bad is it acts as an invasive weed The leaves are used in basketry and for weaving hats, matting etc[]. Publisher Reference Publications, Inc. Indian J Pharm Sci ; These extracts contain a large amount of auxins and phenolic compounds that promote the rooting of cuttings and seedlings. I think you should change this Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cyperus rotundus.


Some part of the plant was eaten by humans at some point in ancient history. United State Department of Agriculture. Seed – surface sow in the spring and keep the compost moist[]. Retrieved from ” https: Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the serious student. There are no illustrations. Medicinal Plants of Folklores of Northern India. Fri Dec 18 We do not know how hardy this plant will be in Britain, one report says that it is frost-tender[], but it is found growing wild in areas of N.

Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. An extensive review of the ancient traditional literature and modern research hses 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 medivinal nagarmotha.

Cyperus rotundus coco-grass[2] Java grass[2] nut grass[2] purple nut sedge [2] or purple nutsedge[3] red usee 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. They are commonly combined with black pepper Piper nigrum in the treatment of stomachaches[]. The roots and tubers are analgesic, antibacterial, antispasmodic, antitussive, aromatic, astringent, carminative, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, litholytic, sedative, skin, stimulant, stomachic, tonic and vermifuge[,,].

University Press of Hawaii. The incredible benefits of Nagarmotha Cyperus rotundus.

America that do experience frost[43]. All plant pages have their own unique code. Excellent bibliography, fully referenced to each plant, giving a pathway to further information. Currently, it is one of the most widespread, problematic, and economically damaging cy;erus weeds, growing wildly in various tropical and subtropical regions of the world.


Cyperus rotundus

Int J Res Pharm Chem ;1: 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. Previous researches focuses on the phytochemistry, biological properties and clinical application of rhizomes and tubers of C. Lectures on the materia medica: In Puerto Rico the culture is rich with information relating to herbal treatments.

Extraction, identification and antibacterial activity of Cyperus oil from Iraqi C. The major chemical components of this herb are essential oils, flavonoids, terpenoids, sesquiterpenes, cyprotene, cyperene, aselinene, rotundene, valencene, cyperol, gurjunene, trans-calamenene, cadalene, cyperotundone, mustakone, isocyperol, acyperone, etc. A review on pharmacognosy of Cyperus species.

For a list of references used on this page please go here. Roadsides, sandy fields and cultivated ground in Eastern North America[43].

Cyperus rotundus – Useful Tropical Plants

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The dried roots can be ground into a powder and used as a cereal[]. Int J Pharm Clin Res ;2: J Parasitol Res ;1: 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. Muthukumar Biological Trace Element Research.