Cyperus Scariosus

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.

Essential Oil

157

CYPERUS SCARIOSUS ( NAGARMOTHA )
PRODUCT CODE: EO/CS/0520
DESCRIPTION LIGHT YELLOWISH BROWN COLOURED POWDER WITH SLIGHT BITTER TASTE
IDENTIFICATION T.L.C. COMPARISON WITH AUTHENTIC CYPERUS RHIZOMES
SOLUBILITY
WATER
50% V/V ALCOHOL
MIN. 60.0%
MIN. 50.0%
PH OF 1% SOLUTION 5 ~ 7
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%