Cyperus rotundus; කලාදුරු

Nutgrass (Cyperus rotundus) is a highly variable perennial sedge. Identification. Although not a grass species, the name 'nutgrass' is commonly used for this plant in Australia. It is also sometimes called 'nutsedge'. It usually grows to between 20 and 50cm tall, and occasionally taller under favourable conditions. Nutgrass is cooling in nature, its anti-inflammatory property helps soothe redness, breakouts, and inflamed skin. It has proven to treat severe skin conditions. It is rich in fatty acids, vitamins and flavonoids which are extremely beneficial for the skin as well as hair.

Nutgrass Ayurvedic Benefits:

It has also been found in many Ayurvedic medicines to treat rashes, fungal infections and skin conditions. The powdered extracts of Nutgrass root are highly potent and enriched with antioxidants, which helps to slow the skin’s aging as it works to reduce the fine lines and wrinkles. It helps to control excessive formulation of pigment, melanin, in the skin; thereby, restoring brighter complexion of the skin. Nutgrass is cooling in nature, its anti-inflammatory property helps soothe redness, breakouts, and inflamed skin. It has proven to treat severe skin conditions. It is rich in fatty acids, vitamins and flavonoids which are extremely beneficial for the skin as well as hair. These properties add to the skin’s radiance, and strengthens the hair with shine and volume.

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