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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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Several chemical substances have been identified in C. Valorisation of softwood bark through extraction of utilizable chemicals. Cyperus olivaris brevibracteatus Le Grand Cyperus pallescens Boiss.

It has apparently been introduced to some islands, California, Arizona and Chile. Cyperus rotundus is one of the most invasive weeds known, having spread out to a worldwide distribution in tropical and temperate regions. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.


There are no illustrations. Retrieved from ” https: Publisher American Book Co. Impact of plant extracts upon human health: Phytochemical and pesticidal properties of barsanga Cyperus rotundus Linn. American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world.

Translated from the Greek. Nedicinal can unsubscribe at anytime. Prefers a moist sandy loam[95, ] and a sunny position[].

Cyperus rotundus

An overview to discover elite chemotype s for industrial use. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. At the moment I am beginning and do not have other references but am grateful for your site.

The plant is rated 8th amongst potential antifertility plants in China[]. None, Conflict of Interest: The dried roots can be ground into a powder and used as a cereal[].

Cyperus rotundus Nut Grass PFAF Plant Database

Last update on Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cyperus rotundus. It has been called “the world’s worst weed” [21] as it is known as a weed in over 90 countries, and infests over 50 crops worldwide. Nut grass is a pungent bitter-sweet herb that relieves spasms and pain, acting mainly on the digestive system and uterus[].


Plant them out in the spring. Purple nutsedge, coco grass; java grass; nut sedge; nutgrass; purple nut-grass; purple nut-sedge; red grass; red nut sedge; water grass. An essential oil in the tubers has antibiotic activity and has been shown to arrest the growth of Micrococcus pyrogenes[]. J Parasitol Res ;1: If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do rotunduw have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

When dried and ground into a fine powder it is used like talcum powder[]. It is very rotkndus and would be fiddly to use[K].