Origin: Derived from the Gramineae (grasses) family.
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Overview: Couch Grass Root has been traditionally used to treat gout, rheumatic disorders, chronic skin conditions, and urinary tract, bladder, and kidney disorders. Various extracts have been used as a dietary component for diabetic patients.
Couch Grass Root has also been used as a diuretic in cases of bladder catarrh and bladder/kidney stones, and as a cough medicine to alleviate bronchial irritation.
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage for Couch Grass Root is 6 to 10 grams daily in healthy individuals.