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TEA BLENDS

Couchgrass

(Last edited: Monday, 30 March 2015, 8:03 PM)

grassAlso Known As:

Agropyron, Coughgrass, Cutch, Dog Grass.

Scientific Name:

Agropyron repens.

Family: Poaceae/Gramineae.

People Use This For:

It is used orally to treat cystitis, urethritis, prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy

and kidney stones.

Safety:

No concerns regarding safety, available studies validate this statement, when

consumed in amounts commonly found in foods.11

Pregnancy and Lactation: Refer to a Medical Herbalist.

Effectiveness:

Not enough scientific information gather to offer a comment.

Mechanism of Action:

Diuretic.R8 pp.18,R1 pp.222

Adverse Reactions:

None known

Interactions with Herbs & Supplements:

None known.

Interactions with Drugs:

None known.

Interactions with Foods:

None known.

Interactions with Lab Tests:

None known.

Interactions with Diseases or Conditions:

None known.

Dosage/Administration:

Oral: For treating ulcerative colitis, 100 mL of wheatgrass juice daily for 1 month

has been used.12

DrClare’s Blends:

Specific References: COUCHGRASS

11. Rauma AL, Nenonen M, Helve T, et al. Effect of a strict vegan diet on energy and nutrient

intakes by Finnish rheumatoid patients. Eur J Clin Nutr 1993;47:747-9.

12. Ben-Arye E, Golden E, Wengrower D, et al. Wheat grass juice in the treatment of active

distal ulcerative colitis a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Scand J Gastroenterol

2002;4:444-9.


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