Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.: a self-treatment grass for dogs

Kandwal, Manish K.; Sharma, M. L.
September 2011
Current Science (00113891);9/10/2011, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p619
Academic Journal
The article discusses about the medicinal values of Cynodon dactylon—a self-treatment grass for dogs that relieves the stomach by vomiting. The rhizome of this grass is used in urinary problems in humans. It is a diuretic and used in case of dropsy and anasarca, and also used in secondary Syphilis. It is a good plant antiepileptic, anti-diarrhoeal, anticatarrhal and inopthalmia.


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