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Couch Grass – not all bad?

by Diane - March 19th, 2012.
Filed under: General Gardening.

Horribly invasive grass that is hard to get rid of.
But does it have other uses? This page suggests Couch Grass does have health uses

“In Europe grass roots are used to make a popular drink to rid of impurities the blood. It had many uses in traditional medicine , especially for kidney ailments. The grass roots are aperient, antiphlogistic,demulcent, diuretic, emollient, lithontripic and tonic actions,is used treat some cases of urinary incompetence & as a worm expellent.”