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6 Best Herbal Benefits of Couch Grass
Jul 28, 2016
6 Best Herbal Benefits of Couch Grass

Health Benefits of Couch Grass

Couch grass is also known as twitch grass, witch grass, dog's grass, scutch, quack grass. The botanical name is Agropyron repens. Main constituents of Couch grass include mucilage, potassium, polysaccharide triticin and volatile oil agro pyrene.

We all have a general perception that grass is only useful for animals and not human beings. Our Modern researchers have proved that all the latest invents proved that grass has rhizome which is used in many medicinal purposes. Its demulcent, diuretic and antibiotic properties have become more prominent for the researchers to make more researches on it and get shocking facts of it revealed to the public.

Fights against Poisonous Toxins:  

When someone has poisonous toxins entered into the body in the body due to insects bites, or poisonous chemicals. Then immediately take this juice which can be acting as a detoxification agent.

Take 100 gm of Couch grass and 100 gm of Paidi Patti leaves. Take juice of both and mix it with an equal amount of buttermilk. They need to take it twice to clear all the toxins from the body.

Skin diseases:

Take a 50 gm of couch grass and 10gm of Turmeric, and mix it with cow urine and apply it on the places where there are skin diseases like Psoriasis, eczema, burns, itching.

After applying for that affected places, leave it for 30 minutes and take a bath with neem leaves put in hot water. By doing like this you can get the better results to be seen if used frequently until you see better results on skin.

Acts as Energy booster:


Take 200 gms of couch grass and take the juice of it. Mix it with Ragi flour and Suji Flour and prepare like Chappatis/ Rotis , serve with hot sauce. This actually serves as an energy booster.

Better results for Vocal Problems

Herbal root tea:

Take 2 teaspoons of dried grass per 2 cups of water and 10gms of pepper. Boil it in low flame for at least 20 minutes. This is a great tea which is recommended to be taken 3 times a day for best results.

It is helpful for the people who are suffering from severe Laryngitis by clearing the throat, removing Phlegm from the throat.

For Urinary tract infections:

Take 10 gm of grass and 10 gm of Amla should be soaked in curd at night time and should be eaten in the morning. If you take this regularly for 15 days the results might surprise you for sure.

Its anti-diuretic properties act as a clearing agent of infections that are in the urinary tract and is paining you always from a long time.

For Piles Problems:

Take 15 gm of couch grass and make juice of it . Mix this juice in 1 full glass of Milk. Taking it regularly for 15 days might lessen the pain at the affected place and also does show best results in reducing the complaints related to it.

For Menopause Menstrual problems:

Take 15 gm of couch grass and 15gm of Pomegranate leaves, take the juice of both. Take the juices and boil in 2 cups of water. Boil it in low flame. Take this soup for at least 2 to 3 times a day so that it might reduce most of the problems related to menopause, like over bleeding, over white discharge and irritation in the vaginal parts.

Bottom Line

Along with all these above said remedies you will need to walk in grass or lawn with bare feet, as this might cause coolness to your body and make you relax for your complete day. 


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