Dog Grass Root Cut And Sifted Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Agropyrum, Couch Grass, Dog Grass, Durfa Grass, Mai-Hu, Quick Grass, Twitch, Twitch Grass, Triticum Grassm, Witch Grass
Scientific Name: Agropyron Repens L., Triticum Repens, Gramineae, Grass Family
Common Uses: Diuretic, aperient, demulcent, emollient, Native Americans used the tea as a diuretic for kidney gravel, nephritis and urinary incontinence, acne, cystitis, gout, enlarged prostate, jaundice, rheumatism, tuberculosis, fever, lumbago, dietary food for diabetics, dropsy, gall stones, syphilis, blood purifier, stomach stimulant, worm repellent, a wash for swollen limbs. In famines, roots have served to make breadstuffs; scorched as coffee substitute. Roots sometimes chewed like licorice.
*Warnings: Don't grow couch grass in your back yard, it is so prolific it will over grow everything.
Origin: Found in fields, gardens. Troublesome weed throughout United States. Native Eurasian.