Bermuda grass, scientifically termed as Cynodon dactylon, is a highly prized ayurvedic plant for its impressive medicinal properties. It is a weed which is widely grown in tropical climate regions like Bermuda, North America, African Savanah, India and other tropical countries. The leaves are greyish green in colour and sword-like with rough edges. Bermuda grass grows in any type of extreme climate and it is drought resistant.
It is also known by several other names like doob grass, durva grass, dog’s tooth grass, devil’s grass, conch grass to name a few. It is called a dog’s tooth as it used for treating gut problems in animals, especially in canines and termed as Bermuda grass because it was first located in Bermuda (USA).