Hardy perennial from 0,40 to 1 meter of which one uses rhizome.
Out of infusion couch-grass is diuretic, effective against urinary and digestive tracts inflammations, it has moreover the property to dissolve gallstones.
Also : Cellulite.
In external use : Eczema.
In decoction : One handful of chopped roots in one liter of water, boil 15 minutes, to drink at will.
Decoction; 30g of rhizome for 100g of water, boil 2 minutes, throw the water, crush the rhizome and put it again in 1 liter of cold water, boil 10 minutes, put sugar in, drink in a day.
Take 4 tablespoons a day of fresh rhizome juice.