Monday, November 7, 2011

Herbal nut-grass as a Menstrual Regulator

Plant nut-grass (Cyperus rotundus) is a plant terna, with a height between 10-80 cm. This plant grows wild island of Java in the open air or could grow a little place sheltered from the sun. In the farmlands of nut-grass plant species are weeds that are difficult to eradicate.
Herbal nut-grass as a Menstrual Regulator

The characteristics of nut-grass herbs:
• Trunk: there is a blunt and sharp triangular.
• Leaves: contains 4-5 pieces of crowding at the base of the stem with leaf midrib covered with soil, leaf-shaped blade line, the top of the shiny green, leaf length of 10-60 cm, width of leaves 2-6 mm, the son of grain gathered into short ears and thin, elongated overall longer be collected. Leaf pads 3-4. Leaves rough edges and uneven. The radius of the umbrella of 6-9, the longest 30-10 cm. The largest branched again. Base covered by a protective leaf-shaped tube. 
• Interest: Contains 10-40. Husk with the back side of the green and brown, approximately 3 mm long. Stamens 3, anthers bright yellow, forked pistil stalk 3.
• Fruit: Fruit ovoid to elongate breech, three brown square with a length approximately 5 mm.

Substances in nut-grass plants: contain nutritious ingredients that can be used as herbal medicines. As for the nut-grass nutritious substances are: Essential oils, alkaloids, glycosides, flavonoids.

Benefits and Use of nut-grass plants: in use as herbal remedies, most used is part of the tuber.
1. In the circumstances are still fresh, nut-grass tubers crushed or ground later in Dab on drinks. Able to treat malnutrition and bladder stones pain.
2. Regulating menstruation: Boil the nut-grass rhizome, and then filtered drinking water boiled.
3. Can also be as a sedative because the content of substances in this nut-grass is a sedative.
4. Can also be used to accelerate the clotting of blood in fresh wounds.

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