Couch Grass

Couch Grass (Elymus repens)

Couch grass is a perennial grass and diuretic herb native to Europe and Asia.

Prescribed in herbal medicine since ancient Greek times for “stones in the bladder”, today its used in the treatment of a wide range of health conditions including kidney, liver and urinary disorders. 

Tea made from the roots is used in cases of urinary incompetence as well as urinary tract infections such as cystitis.


Sweet and bland, cold and moist


Diuretic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory

  • Inflammation and infection of the urinary tract
  • Cystitis and urethritis
  • Prophylactic for kidney gravel
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis
  • Gout, rheumatism, jaundice

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