Couch Grass Rhizome (Agropyron repens)
A herbal food supplement
Agropyron (prev. Elymus) repens
Couch Grass, Quick Grass, Twitch, Dog Grass, Quackgrass, Witchgrass
A common plant and weed to gardeners, as it can quickly overtake a garden.
Traditionally used to support urinary health.
The chopped rhizomes.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Use 1 teaspoon of dried herb to one cup of boiling water to make a tasty tea. Infuse for 5-10 minutes. Sweeten with honey or lemon to taste.
Alternatively add half a teaspoon (2.5 ml) of tincture to a cup of warm water for a quick alternative to tea.
The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.
Decoction: 2 to 4 teaspoons of rhizome (4 to 8g) to a cup of cold water, bring to the boil and leave to sit for 15 minutes. Or steep 1 teaspoon bark in cold water overnight. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.
Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner.
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