Cyperus latifolius

Cyperus latifolius Poir.


  • Sedge (genus) includes Papyrus- Flat- Nut- and Umbrella-Sedges and Galingales.
  • גֹּמֶא רְחַב-עָלִים
  • gome rekhav-'alim


  • Disturbed habitats

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Cyperus latifolius Poir.

Medicinal Complaints / Uses
System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used Source

Repell mosquitoes


Burn dried plant. Smell repells mosquitoes & drives them away.

Aerial parts Z
Ritual/ Ceremonial

Incense in churches & mosques


Burn dried plant which has a pleasant scent.

Aerial parts Z

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