Cyperus Scariosus

Natural Extracts

     Natural Extracts

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CYPER SCARIOSUS ( NAGARMOTHA )
PRODUCT CODE: NE/CS/045
DESCRIPTION LIGHT YELLOWISH BROWN COLOURED POWDER WITH SLIGHT BITTER TASTE.
IDENTIFICATION TLC COMPARISON WITH AUTHENTIC CYPERUS RHIZOME.
pH OF 1% SOLUTION 5 ~ 7
SOLUBILITY
WATER
50% V/V ALCOHOL
MIN. 60.0%
MIN. 50.0%
ASSAY
FOR VOLATILE OIL
FOR TOTAL TRITERPENES    AS HEXANE SOLUBLE
MIN. 0.1%MIN. 5.0%
TOTAL ASH MAX. 20.0%
MOISTURE CONTENT MAX. 8.0%
Uses & Benefits of Nut Grass
  • The paste of nut grass is used in treating skin related ailments like scabies and eczema and helps in relieving itching.
  • The paste is used in increasing the size of the breasts. It also purifies the breast milk, improves eyesight and helps in eye related ailments.
  • The extract from the roots is instilled into eyes in conjunctivitis, to reduce the pain, redness and ocular discharges.
  • Nut grass, when taken in powdered form, improves digestive system, removes worms from the gastro-intestinal tract, curbs infection and purifies blood.
  • The powder is massaged to reduce the subcutaneous fat deposition in case of obese people.
  • It normalizes the menstrual disturbances and breast discomfort and maintains normal body temperature.
  • Nut grass proves useful in diseases like psychosis and epilepsy and mental diseases.
  • The herb helps in healing wounds and uterine contraction and provides strength to the body.
  • It is used as a diuretic to treat ulcers and as an emmenagogue and an ingredient in warm plasters.
  • The herb proves to be a keen stimulant in appetite, digestion and digestion of ama.
  • Nut grass is an effective remedy for distaste, vomiting, diarrhea, colitis and dyspepsia. 
  • It is considered the best herb for treating any type of fever.
  • The root is often used for developing high memory.
  • Nut grass is beneficial in treating cough and asthma, since it alleviates the kapha.
  • The herb harmonizes liver, spleen, and pancreas. It helps in curing thirst, bronchitis, dysuria and poisonous affections.
  • It is often used as an insect repellent for perfuming clothing.