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Potential Ingredient – Nut Grass – Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory

May 26, 2011

Nut Grass (Cyperus rotundus)

Research has indicated nut grass can be used to treat nausea, fever and inflammation; for pain reduction; for muscle relaxation and many other disorders.  Nut grass has been shown to contain antioxidants and several pharmacologically active substances have been identified: α-cyperone, β-selinene, cyperene, cyperotundone, patchoulenone, sugeonol, kobusone, and isokobusone, that may scientifically explain its alternative-medicinal use.

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