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Administration and Application dosage:Agropyron Repens.:

Couch Grass  Agropyron Repens Triticum repens L Dog Grass root Combinations:

 For cystitis, urethritis and prostatitis Triticum may be combined with Barosma, Arctostaphylos or Achillea. It can be combined with Hydrangea for prostate problems.

 How To Prepare:

 Crushed Couch Grass can be made into a tea. Pour one cup of boiling water over 3 to 10 grams (one-half to 2 teaspoonfuls) of the herb and steep for 10 minutes. Strain before drinking.
 Couch Grass is also available as a liquid extract and an alcohol solution (tincture).

 Preparation and Dosage: (thrice daily)

 Regulatory status GSL

 Dried rhizome:  4-8g or in decoction
 Liquid extract:  1:1 in 25% alcohol, 4-8ml
 Tincture:  1:5 in 40% alcohol, 5-15ml

 Additional Comments:  Couchgrass roots have been used as a medicine since the time of Dioscorides in the first century, and even sick dogs eat the leaves to produce a healing vomit. In Europe, it is still used as a tisane. Gerard wrote of Couchgrass ' openeth the stoppings of the liver and reins without any manifest heat...', and Culpeper also praises its virtues for diseases of the kidneys.

 Typical Dosage: Couch Grass is taken orally. The usual daily dosage is 6 to 9 grams (between 1 and 2 teaspoonfuls). Dried Couch Grass must be kept in an airtight container and protected from light and moisture. Tincture or infusion by boiling two ounces in a quart of water until it is reduced to a pint. To be taken in four doses in 24 hours.


 You should not take Couch Grass if you have swelling caused by heart or kidney problems.

 Special Cautions: Couch Grass presents no problems when taken at typical dosages. However, when using it to flush out the urinary tract, be sure to take it with plenty of fluids.

 Special Information: If You Are Pregnant or Breastfeeding

 Substitutes: Agropyrum acutum (R. et S.) A. pungens (R. et S.) and A. junceum (Beauv.), by some botanists regarded as mere maritime varieties of A. repens, have root-stocks similar to the latter.


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  • Name:Couch Grass Extract
  • Serie No:P079
  • Specifications:10:1.TLC
  • EINECS/ELINCS No.:283-459-1
  • CAS: 84649-79-6
  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Agropyron Repens Extract is an extract of the roots of the couch grass, Agropyron repens, Gramineae

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Couch Grass Extract INCI Name Agropyron Repens Extract CAS 84649-79-6 EINECS ELINCS No 283-459-1 Couch grass rhizome extract Triticum repens L Dog Grass root photo picture image

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