A perennial herb with long tough rootstock emerging in the rainy season in many parts of the world including India. Rhizome of the plant is used for its medicinal properties.
Cyperus Rotundus Medicinal Uses
Nut grass is widely used by Ayurveda to treat many types of disturbances caused by vitiation of pitta. It is traditionally used to quench hard throat of summers, fevers, solar dermatitis etc. It is known through experimental investigations that it exhibits marked anti-inflammatory activity. Know more about home remedies for fever which you can try if you have mild fever. Consult a doctor if the fever last more than a week.