Cyperus rotundus

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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.

Cyperus rotundus,

n See nutgrass.
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Cyperus rotundus suppresses AGE formation and protein oxidation in a model of fructose-mediated protein glycoxidation.
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.
Azolla filiculoides, Cabomba caroliniana, Eichhornia crassipes, Pistia stratiotes, and Saluinia molesta), humid terrestrial weeds (Ageratina adenophora, Chromolaena odorata, Clidemia hirta, Coccinia grandis, Cyperus rotundus, Ipomea carnea, Lantana camara, Mikania micrantha, Mimosa spp.
Papaveraceae Whole Chloroform: methanol (1:1) Cyperus rotundus Linn.
Cupressaceae] Siphonatrophia cupressi Cynanchum rensonii (Pittier) Woodson [Asclepiadaceae] Aphis spiraecola Aphis nerii Cyperus rotundus L.