Bermuda Grass, Bahama Grass, Dhub Grass

Bermuda Grass, Bahama Grass, Dhub GrassSanskrit name: Durva, Dhub, Haritali
Botanical name: Cynodon dactylon
Habitat: It is widely found all over the World.

 

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): Astringent, Sweet
  • Virya (action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Sweet
  • Dosha (Constitution): Balances Kapha and pitta, aggravates vata

General information

Bahama Grass is sacred to Hindus and has many medicinal properties. It is one of the important herb in Ayurveda and has been used in Ayurvedic medicinal preparations. It has the highest amount of chlorophyll, which helps in regulating blood circulation. It helps in revitalizing and improves the immune power of the body. It improves sugar metabolism and helps in treating gastrointestinal diseases. Paste of Bahama grass helps in the treatment of skin ailments when applied externally.

Contraindications

No such Information on side effects is available on Bermuda Grass.

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