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Official name : Cyperus rotundus L.
Family : Cyperaceae

16 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(020), H(048), H(068), H(088), H(091), H(095), H(099), H(104), H(116), H(125), H(135), H(139), H(179)
Recipes : Tubercles contain an essential oil used as aromatic H(104) stomachic in nervous gastralgia, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, emmenagogue, sedative, anaIgesic in dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, chronic metritis, H(007) diuretic, carminative, H(099x) stimulant, a col- ic remedy and to remove renal calculi, tonic, aphrodisiac, to increase the body weight, H(068) anthelmintic, analeptic, condiment, H(104) stomachic; in fresh state diaphoretic, H(088) astringent, for scorpion stings H(020)
decoction of tubercles H(125) diaphoretic
infusion of tubers used for H(104) intestina pains.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : sa’ad el-homar; saal; sa’ad; se’d; Zibl el-ma’iz; burbeit, dis ; tara (Arabic), azdjmir; taselbou (Berber), nut-grass (English), souchet rond (local French)
Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991)
Symptoms : H(091), H(175x), H(202)
Recipes : H(175x) cosmetic, H(202) hair care, H(091) tonic, rhizome of Cyperus rotundus, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : tamûsayt, s-s'ad
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095, f), ONS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : seiyai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HB 2k
Author(s) : Bebawi, F. F. & L. Neugebohrn
Title : A review of plants of Northern Sudan with special reference to their Uses. Published by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Postfach 5180, D-6236 Eschborn, Federal Republic of Germany, 296 p., (1991) Distributed by: D-6101 Rossdorf, Federal Republic of Germany.
Symptoms : H(051), H(135)
Recipes : H(051) child, H(135) child, the fresh roots are diaphoretic and astringent, they are used for indigestion in children and in fevers.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : ralla
Reference HB 43
Author(s) : Blench, R.
Title : Dagomba plant names (Preliminary circulation draft) Published on WWW. (2006)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS of Cyperus rotundus used to treat cattle worms, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : kùlsáá (Dagomba)
Reference HB 66
Author(s) : Bouayyadi L., M. El Hafian, L. Zidane
Title : Étude floristique et ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région du Gharb, Maroc Journal of Applied Biosciences 93:8760 (September 2015)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, inhalation of vapor of Cyperus rotundus
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : tamusay (Arabic), cyprès (French)
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886)
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(088), H(104), H(125)
Recipes : Cyperus rotundus used for the treatment of : H(008) dysentery, H(051) fevers, H(088) astringent, H(104) stomachic, H(125) varicella
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : herbe à oignons (Creole) , korai pillou (Tamoul)
Reference HI 13
Author(s) : Issa T O , Y S Mohamed, S Yagi, R H Ahmed, T M Najeeb, A M Makhawi and T O Khider
Title : Ethnobotanical investigation on medicinal plants in Algoz area (South Kordofan), Sudan Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:31 (2018)
Symptoms : H(015), H(018), H(033), H(068), H(113)
Recipes : H(015) haematuria, H(018) headache, H(068) worm expulsion, H(113) kidney stone, iInfusion of corn of Cyperus rotundus , VO.
H(033) sexual debility, iInfusion of corn, maceration or infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (South Kordofan)
Vernacular name : siada
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(135), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots, RNS.
H(104) colic, roots, RNS.
H(135), roots, RNS.
H(178), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : moikut (Pokot, Kenya, Ouganda)
Reference HN 41
Author(s) : Nergard, C.S. , T. P. Than Ho, D. Diallo, N. Ballo, B. S. Paulsen and H. Nordeng
Title : Attitudes and use of medicinal plants during pregnancy among women at health care centers in three regions of Mali, West-Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:73 (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Cyperus rotondus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Siby, Dioila and Bamako.)
Vernacular name : genni
Reference HP 04
Author(s) : Pernet, R. & G. Meyer
Title : Pharmacopée de Madagascar Publication de l'Institut de Recherche scientifique, Tananarive - Tsimbazaza, 86 p., (1957)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(088), H(104), H(125)
Recipes : H(088), H(104) stomach, H(125), oil, RNS.
From the reference HT 20 - 4
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(037), H(053), H(135), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(037), raw aromatic roots chewed as cure for coughs, H(135) indigestion, H(108) chestpains, H(051) fever and H(053) heartpains (MUKULOGH). Medicine man (LIOKINl chews root and spits on patient as cure or for protection. Roots used to make a protectiveMOIKUT, MOIKUT-POCHEPKONO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HV 56
Author(s) : Volpato G. , P. Kourková, V. Zelený
Title : Healing war wounds and perfuming exile: the use of vegetal, animal, and mineral products for perfumes, cosmetics, and skin healing among Sahrawi refugees of Western Sahara Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 8:49 (2012)
Symptoms : H(175x), H(208)
Recipes : H(208) tubercules of Cyperus rotundus dried and triturated burnt in the fire in the tent to perfume the air; H(175x) mixed with colonia water to make perfumes for hair and skin, and to perfume the traditional women dress (melhfa)
Region : Western Sahara
Country : Sahara
Vernacular name : sad (Hassaniya)
Reference N2 Nord
Author(s) : De Natale, A. Pollio
Title : A forgotten Collection: the Libyan Ethnobotanical exhibits (1912-14) by A. Trotter at the Museum O. Comes at the University Federico II of Naples, Italy Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 8:4 (2012)
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) tubers of Cyperus rotundus in a water potion against heart diseases
Region : North Africa
Country : Libya
Vernacular name : giaâd (arab)
Reference VD 02
Author(s) : Dalziel, J.M.
Title : The useful plants of west tropical Africa. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, Westminster, London, S.W.1, 612 p., (1937)
Symptoms : V(093), V(123)
Recipes : Vb(093), Vb(123), VO., Cyperus rotundus, infusion stems, roots+ massage joints with ashes + butter of karit‚ (Butyrospermum parkii) (disease = garli)
Vb(093), Vb(123), VO., Ipomoea repens, infusion stems, roots+ massage joints with ashes + butter of karit‚ (Butyrospermum parkii) (disease = garli) + sometimes associated with Combretum dolichopetalum, Cyperus rotundus, Mitragyna stipulosa, Mucuna pruriens var. Pruriens, Striga senegalensis, Vernonia guineensis, Vetiveria nigritana+ sometimes associated with Combretum dolichopetalum, Cyperus rotundus, Mitragyna stipulosa, Mucuna pruriens var. Pruriens, Striga senegalensis, Vernonia guineensis, Vetiveria nigritana
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana
Vernacular name : not registered