Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Couchgrass (Quackgrass)
Botanical Name   Agropyrum repens, Triticum repens, Agropyron repens
System Affected   bladder/urinary, purgative, gout, rheumatism
Properties   excellent bladder/urinary complaints, stimulant for kidney, urine flow, kidney stones soothing/softening to mucous membrane gout, rheumatism purgative respiratory, bronchitis, laryngitis
Description   root of herb
Notes   also called: twitchgrass, quickgrass
Dosage   1oz into 1pt boiling water

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