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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It seems millions of the voters agreed and tiririca was elected, showing the people of Sao Paolo were well and truly fed up of the traditional politicians.
In fact, tiririca scored the second highest number of votes in Brazil's history.
Brazil's top judges will give the final word on the case and Tiririca could be ousted or barred from taking office if they don't agree on his literacy.
Prosecutor Mauricio Ribeiro Lopes said Tiririca got less than 30 per cent of the words right during his exam.