Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origins: Native to China and Africa but this widespread weed can be found throughout the world.

Pharmacological Activities: Antidiuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Neuroprotective and Antibacterial.


The hotter parts of India, both in plains and hills, ascending up to 2,300 m in the Himalayas.

Diuretic, anti-inflammatory.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) A guide to medicinal plants / Hwee Ling, Koh; Tung Kian, Chua; Chay Hoon, Tan. Singapore:  World vScientific Public Co. Pte. Ltd., 2009. p 289 p.

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv.
Término aceptado: 27-Feb-2019