Musta can be used in Cushing syndrome ;
• Stress-Reducing Effects: Physiological effects of herbal mixture with Cyperus rotundus L. on blood pressure, norepinephrine, cortisol and psychological variables in healthy medical students under examination: Herbal mixture that included CR seems to help reduce stress-related physiological and psychological symptoms.
Anti-Obesity Effect: Study of C rotundus tubers hexane extract for 60 days induced a significant reduction in weight gain without affecting food consumption or inducing toxicity. In vitro, the extract was able to stimulate lipolysis. The effect in weight gain may be partially mediated through activation of ß3-AR. Results suggest CR tuber extract has a potential as a herbal supplement for controlling body weight. Administration of Cyperus rotundus tubers extract prevents weight gain in obese Zucker rats / Bernard Lemaure et al.
Decreasing Hair Growth / Role in Androgenic Hair / Essential Oil: Study evaluated the efficacy and safety of Egyptian C. rotundus essential oil in decreasing androgenic hair (hirsutism and axillary hair) in 91 female patients. Results showed topical application of essential oil is an effective method in treating moderate degrees of hirsutism and axillary hair., without affecting serum testosterone. • Lipid Lowering / Rhizomes: Study of alcoholic extract of rhizomes of Cyperus rotundus demonstrated statistically significant reduction of serum lipid profile.
MD (KC), Ph.D.
Director , Yashawant ayurveda college , Post graduate teaching and research center ,
Kodoli ,Panhala , Kolhapur..