Latin Name :Elymus Repens
Couchgrass is an herb with beneficial properties and nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, iron, calcium, magnesium and amino acids. Here are some of the most important health benefits of couchgrass:
- Couchgrass has diuretic properties due to the presence of carbohydrates such as mannitol and inulin. It has traditionally been used for urinary tract infections and other health problems such as kidney or bile stones.
- Further helping the urinary tract, Couch Grass is thought to be extremely effective in relieving an enlarged prostate, cystitis, urethritis and prostatitis. Moreover, the herb is also believed to alleviate rheumatism and gout.
- The decoction of this herb seems to have a positive effect on jaundice, hepatitis, arthritic pains, intestinal and stomach problems
- Other uses for couchgrass include treating respiratory problems such as the common cold, cough, bronchitis and sore throat.