DURVA- Cynodon dactylon, known as Bermuda grass is included in Trina Panchamoola. Durva grass has several medicinal uses for its numerous health benefits, such as: Treats acidity, boost immunity, controls sugar, cures Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome and solves menstrual problems, cures constipation, treats obesity, cures bleeding of gums, cures eye infection and stops nose bleeding.
Therapeutic Properties: anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antifungal, hypoglycemic, diuretic, anti-lithic, hypotensive, coagulant anti-diabetic, antibiotic, anticancer. Ayurvedic properties: heavy, cool; astringent and sweet; post-digestive flavor is sweet. Prabhava or special property is to prevent miscarriage.
Skin disorders: Durva is rich in anti inflammatory, antiviral and antiseptic properties. It is used to treat various skin ailments like leprosy, scabies, itching, skin rashes and eczema. A paste of the Durva grass mixed with turmeric and applied on the affected area is a remedy for a host of skin related disorders. 
Blood Sugar levels: Durva grass has hypoglycemic effect, thus used to reduce the blood sugar levels in the body. Regular consumption of the Durva grass along with neem leaves lowers the risk of associated effects of high blood sugar levels in the body.
Insomnia and fatigue: It is a natural remedy for insomnia and for fatigue. Consumption of durva grass juice regularly relieves stress and strengthens the nervous system.
Blood Purifier: Durva grass is a natural blood purifier and maintains the alkalinity of blood. Juice of Durva taken every morning on an empty stomach is said to detoxify the body.
Obesity and Cholesterol: Regular consumption of Durva grass juice helps in reducing weight and the cholesterol levels. It also enhances the cardiac function. It acts as an anti arrhythmic agent.
Conjunctivitis: A few drops of the juice is dropped in the eyes to treat conjunctivitis.
Anemia: Durva contains 65% of chlorophyll, thus is a natural remedy for treating anemia as it increases the red blood cells which will improve the Hemoglobin levels in the body.
Digestion: Regular consumption of Durva grass is a natural detoxifier and reduces acidity. It is also effective in treating constipation.
Women’s problems: A spoon of the Durva grass juice taken along with yoghurt is effective in treating Urinary tract infection and vaginal discharge in women. Durva strengthens the uterus and is highly beneficial for curing abortion. It is a natural remedy for PCOS (poly cystic ovarian syndrome) and boosts production of prolactin hormone thereby aiding in lactation. It is very effective in treating excessive blood loss during menstruation, nosebleed or blood loss during injuries.
Dental problems and ulcers: Durva grass is rich in flavonoids that helps fight against ulcers. It is effective in treating cold and reduces the phlegm in the lungs. It is used to treat bleeding gums and bad breath.

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