Latin name: Elymus repens
Other names: Common couch, Twitch, Quick grass, Quitch grass, Quackgrass, Scutch grass, Witchgrass
Couch grass rhizome proved to be effective over many centuries of medicinal use, since the raw material is sourced in our times. Quackgrass is a herb having diuretic properties and soothing, relieving pain. Compounds in wheatgrass – vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, potassium, iron, silica, sugars, they also have systemic effects. Due to the presence of glycolic acid and mannitol, couch grass rhizome significantly stimulates filtration in the kidneys and increases the amount of urine, it facilitates the removal of harmful waste products. Quackgrass is therefore the properties of “cleaning blood“. Couch grass rhizome also contains inositol, which prevents fatty liver disease process, because it lowers the level of fats and cholesterol in the blood – it is recommended to use the rhizomes of couch grass in liver failure and reduced secretion of bile, the tendency to gall stones and various diseases associated with abnormal metabolism such as acne. Soluble Silica (very well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract) has beneficial effects on skin and mucous membranes. In the urinary tract creates a distinctive environment (colloid), which allows more difficult to precipitate kidney stones.
- High cholesterol
- Purification of the body
- Skin problems,