Starwest Botanicals, Couchgrass, Root, 1 lb Organic Whole Herb
UPC Code: 767963090331
Botanical Name: Elytrigia repens
Common Names: Twitchgrass, Quickgrass, Doggrass
Many gardeners consider couchgrass an invasive and unwelcome week, but in fact, couchgrass root has long been valued as a beneficial herb. Pioneers who settled the American and Canadian west also used dried couchgrass root as a substitute for coffee and even grain, making a kind of bread from its flour.
Also known as "dog grass" by the ancient Anglo-Saxon name cwice (pronounced "kwitch"), organic Elytrigia repens has been historically used for a host of complaints. Although some natural and organic dried herbs can be toxic if not used properly or taken in the wrong combinations or by certain individuals. However, because of couchgrass roots high levels of soluble fiber, this particular organic bulk herb can interfere with the body's ability to absorb oral supplements.
1 lb Whole Herb in sealed bag
Raw herbs do not contain dosage recommendations. We recommend you consult your own herbalist or healthcare provider.
Couchgrass Root Whole Herb (Elytrigia repens)
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About Starwest Botanicals
Starwest Botanicals started as a small retail herb shop in 1975 in Sacramento, California. The company grew rapidly on the strength of our commitment to provide value through a combination of quality products, excellent customer service, and fair prices. In 1979, Starwest built its first herb mill to have better control over the processing of herbs. In 1980, the company began importing herbs from several different countries and supplying manufacturers and wholesalers, while also supporting the fledgling organic herb industry. Today, Starwest Botanicals is one of the largest suppliers of organic herbs in the United States, with 85,000 sq. ft. of modern warehouse and production space and over one million pounds of herbs and spices in stock.
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