Nature provides several elements that contribute to the health and beauty of the human body, an example of which is Agropyrum repens, the scientific name for common grass.Belonging to the family of Grasses, this plant can be found in tropical and subtropical areas of America. And in addition to its ornamental use, it can also be applied medicinally.

Medicinal properties and beneficial effects

  • Anti-inflammatory;
  • Antiseptic;
  • Depurative;
  • Diuretics,
  • Emollient;
  • Diaphoretic.

Given these properties, it can be said that common grass is used to combat very common problems in the human body, such as fever, arthritis and gout. It is also indicated for serious complications such as urinary stones, cystitis and urethritis. In addition to the functions related to health problems, this plant can also be used in aesthetic treatments, in the case of cellulite.

How to use common grass?

Get 30 g of the roots of this plant and prepare an infusion together with half a liter of boiled water. Leave the mixture capped for approximately 10 minutes. After the specified time, strain the tea and drink it gradually throughout the day. The ideal is not to exceed four cups a day of this natural remedy, but consumption can be spread over the day.

Contraindications and side effects

Although natural, grass tea should not be used by pregnant women, nursing mothers or children under 12 years of age. This is because, pregnant women who use this substance can end up hindering the development of the fetus, the liquid can change the taste and nutrients of breast milk and in the case of children, their respective bodies are not yet fully prepared to receive the active principles of this plant .

With regard to side effects, there is still no record on this point. However, it is necessary for the patient to consult a specialist physician before any self-medication, whether natural or not. Furthermore, it is important to respect the correct dosages of this tea.