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cyperus

Chinese medicine
A marsh grass, the root of which is used in Chinese medicine for menstrual disorders and cramping, gastrointestinal complaints (e.g., bloating) and emotional lability.
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Cyperus rotundus extract inhibits acetylcholinesterase activity from animal and plants as well as inhibits germination and seedling growth in wheat and tomato.
Somatic instability in the populations of Cyperus cyperoides (L.
The plants found typically only at Scott Pond include Cynanchum laeve, Cyperus esculentus var.
The acquisition of Cyperus gives PR Newswire an important presence in the rapidly expanding corporate communications markets of France and Spain.
The plant species and the percentage of interviewed informants, in parenthesis, were reported as follows: Artemisia inculata (19%) used for treating intestine; Majorana syriaca (12%) used for treating chest diseases and intestine; Ammi visnaga (11%) used for treating kidney stones, digestive system, respiratory system and urinary system; Citrulus colocynthis (10%) used for treating diarrhea; Teucrium capitatum (10%) used for treating intestine; Salvia fruticosa (8%) used for treating intestine; Mentha spicata (4%) used for treating intestine; Cyperus rotundus (1.
Table I Screening methods in the evaluation of crop allelopathic potential Test species Screening method Donor Receiver/Chemical Extract screening Triticum aestivum Triticum aestivum Lolium rigidum Ipomaea batatas Cyperus esculentus Medicago sativa Festuca arundinacea Lotus corniculatus Trifolium pratense Oryza sativa Echinochloa crus-galli Seedling screening Pot screening method Cucumber sativus Brassica Hirta Panicum milliaceum Avena Spp.
3 * Includes Atriplex, Cyperus, Digitaria, Eragrostris, Kallstroemia, Leptoloma, Plantago, Sida, Solanum and unidentified seeds.
The herbicide to control weeds Sorghum halepense, Xanthium spp, pigweed, chicken, artichokes, nightshade, silver leaf, tail, fox, bird claws, Cyperus spp used [7].
According to Elakovich and Wooten (1987b, 1989), Gopal and Goel (1993), and Szczepanski (1977), allelopathic chemicals and interactions occur in many wetland genera, including the widespread Acer, Carex, Cyperus, Eleocharis, Hydrilla, Myriophyllum, Panicum, Peltandra, Phragmites, Potamogeton, Polygonum, Sagittaria, Smilax, and Typha (Table I).