couchgrass


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couchgrass,

n Latin names:
Agropyron repens, Elymus repens, Graminis rhizomo, Triticum repens L.; part used: rhizomes; uses: irrigant, demulcent, antimicrobial, cystitis, urethritis, prostatitis, urinary tract infections, renal gravel, upper respiratory disorders, gout, rheumatism, cough, cirrhosis, tumors, cancer; not used today; precautions: patients with edema caused by heart or kidney conditions. Also called
cutch, dog grass, durfa grass, quack grass, quitch grass, Scotch quelch, triticum, twitch-grass, and
witch grass.
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For example, Triticum agropyrotriticum is a relatively new man-made "species" which resulted from combining genes from bread wheat and a grass sometimes called quackgrass or couchgrass.
Power product: Dr Stuart's Liver Detox Tea - sipping this blend of purifying herbs, including milk thistle, dandelion and couchgrass, thought to support your liver in its time of need, PS1.
The rhizome includes the best and the worst: potato and couchgrass, or the weed (Deleuze & Guattari, 1987, pp.
In my own garden my main problems are bindweed,ground elder and couchgrass.
For example, Triticum agropyrotriticum is a relatively new man-made "species" that resulted from combining genes from bread wheat and a grass sometimes called quackgras s or couchgrass.
However, some patients have benefited from taking the herbal preparation Couchgrass at a dose of 15 drops, twice day.
Who in their senses, one wonders, would leave the fertile plains of Lombardy to build a settlement--let alone a city--among these marshy, malarial wastes, on little islets of sand and couchgrass, the playthings of current and tide?