Couch grass has been used to treat gout, rheumatic disorders, chronic skin conditions, and urinary tract, bladder, and kidney disorders. Various extracts have been used as a dietary component for diabetic patients.
Preparation: Steep 1-2 tablespoons of dried herb in 2 cups of cold water and cover it. Bring to boil and turn the heat off. Leave it for 15-20 minutes. Drink 2-3 cups per day.