Doob grass(Cynodon Dactylon) is a grass with medicinal properties and used for the treatment of fever, ulcer, stomach infection and other health problems. Doob grass is rich in phosphorus, calcium, sodium, potassium proteins, carbohydrates, alkaloids and flavonoids. It is antiviral and antimicrobial.
Other names: Harsalika(Sanskrit), Doob( Hindi), Hariyali(Gujrati), Durva
Here are some of the medicinal use of Doob grass:
Heavy And Prolonged Menstrual Period(Menorrhagia)
Mix juice of doob grass with honey and take 2-3 times a day.
Make paste of doob grass and apply on sole of feet. It helps to decrease stress level. For headaches it can be applied on forehead.
Redness and pain in eye
Take doob grass and grind. Now with help of cotton and cloth apply this on eye.
Nose bleed ( Nakseer)
Extract fresh juice of doob grass and put 4-4 drops in nostril. This helps to stop bleeding. Those suffering from frequent nose bleeding should regularly put few drops of juice in nostrils to permanently cure problem of nakseer.
Mix juice of doob grass with alum and gargle.
Acidity, ulcer, colitis, stomach infection
Extract 3-4 spoon juice of doob grass, mix water and drink empty stomach in morning. Do this for a few days. This helps to cure colitis, swelling, stomach infection and acidity.
Grind doob grass and mix with black pepper. Take this 2-3 times a day.
Stomach pain and infection
Mix 3-4 spoon doob grass juice with pinch of sonth(dry ginger powder). Take it empty stomach in morning. Do it for a few days.