Benefits of A las doce
With is scientific name kyllinga monocephala, this plant is also known as nut grass, whitehead spikesedge, or white water sedge in English. Anuang is pantropic where it grows in waste places, open grasslands throughout the Philippines at low and medium altitudes.
Anuang is known to have diuretic, sudorific, refrigerant, demulcent and tonic effect. It is believed to relieve thirst due to diabetes, and itching. In northern Surigao de Sur, infusion of stem and leaves are used to treat headaches, muscle pains, and fever.