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couch grass

Herbal medicine
A perennial grass, the rhizomes of which contain inositol, mannitol, mucilage, saponin, vitamins A and B, and volatile oil; it is antimicrobial, diuretic and a liver tonic, and has been used to treat urinary tract disease, kidney stones and prostatitis.

couch grass

cynodondactylon.

couch grass + Balansiaspp
grazing fungus-infested grass causes staggers syndrome.
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Jerry is well worth his 3lb claim and he rides this horse really well," said Paul George, whose mother Karen trains Scutch Mill.
The closing apprentice handicap was won by Karen George's Scutch Mill, who, despite tending to hang, was driven out to score by Jerry O'Dwyer.
Scutch Mill and South O'The Border should be on the premises on current form, but both have questions to answer.