Triticum repens (Couch Grass) is a very common species of grass inherent to Europe.
Triticum repens is a useful remedy in the treatment of various problems such as bronchitis, colds, cough, fever, sore throat, tendency to infection, urinary tract infections.
Triticum repens is an advantage as a herbal medicine to treat wide range of kidney, liver and urinary disorders
Triticum repens is a valuable remedy in the treatment of various disorders such as:
- Bladder infection.
- Bright’s disease.
- Back pain.
- Skin diseases.
Triticum repens is generally thought to be a safe herb, with some reported serious adverse events. Few cases of side effects are enhance heart rate & rhythm, nausea, & vomiting have been reported.
There are some side effects may also include soporific & mental slowing. It enhance the risk of bleeding and alter blood tests that measure blood clotting.
Some Scientific studies shows, use of couch grass with alcohol or other soporific drugs may heighten the amount of drowsiness caused by some drugs are ativan, barbiturates, narcotics, some antidepressants.
Elytrigia repens, Couch Grass, Agropyron repens, Elymus repens
Source: HealthCareTips, http://www.health-care-tips.org/herbal-medicines/couch-grass.htm