kufaa, Dúrba, Sacred Creeping Grass


Sanskrit: Ku¤há


Hindi: Dúrba

English: Sacred Creeping Grass

Latin: Eragrostis cynosuriodes Beauv. Part Used: Grass, root

Habitat: Grows wild throughout the Himalayas

Energetics: Astringent Tissues: Plasma, reproductive Systems: Reproductive, urinary

Action: Grass—hemostatic, coagulant, diuretic; [note: even local grasses (without chemicals sprayed on them) are useful]

Uses: Root—dysentery, menorrhagia, other bleed- ing disorders like hemorrhoids, purpura, etc. Preparation: Infusion

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