Nagarmotha is commonly known as “Nut grass”. It has a characteristic fragrance and is generally used in culinary spices, perfumes and to make incense sticks.
According to Ayurveda, Nagarmotha helps improve digestion due to its Deepan and Pachan properties, if taken in the recommended dosage.
Nagarmotha oil is an effective home remedy for managing stomach disorders due to its antispasmodic and carminative properties. Nagarmotha oil also helps manage diabetes due to its antioxidant property. It prevents cell damage caused by free radicals and protects the body from certain diseases. It also has anti-diarrheal property as it prevents the formation of watery stools due to the presence of flavonoids.
Nagarmotha might be useful in managing skin infections. Applying a paste of Nagarmotha powder and coconut oil helps reduce swelling and stops bleeding due to its astringent property. Nagarmotha oil also protects against various bacterial and fungal infections due to its antimicrobial property.
It is generally recommended to use Nagarmotha oil or powder with coconut oil or rose water on the skin, if you have hypersensitive skin.
Nagarmotha : Cyperus rotundus, Nut Grass, Mustak, Motha, Nagaramattea, Nagaretho, Chakranksha, Charukesara, Saad kufi
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