The methanol extract of C. scariosus leaves has shown pain relieving effects and has reduced the elevated blood glucose levels of hyperglycemic mice. Aqueous-methanolic extract of Cyperus scariosus showed hepatoprotective properties in mice. An oil isolated from Cyperus scariosus showed anti-inflammatory activity C. scariosus causes immunosuppression by inhibiting Th1 cytokines in mice.
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