The work of Goose Grass (it has a lot of names in the Philippines) has some similarity to cleanse
lymphatic system. In some study it is said to help some various glandular disorders like tonsillitis,
hepatitis and also some thyroid disorders.
Its aerial plants are also astringent, tonic, depurative and vulnerary. It is also consist of antiphlogistic and febrifuge, which makes it a helpful herb. Some herbalists said that it is more helpful and effective if it is really fresh.
Goose Grass has a botanical genus known as, galium, which came from the Greek word, gala,
meaning "milk," and has some relation to curdle milk which makes the cheese. Goose Grass has a lot of health benefits but aside from that its cooked shoots and young plants are use as a nourishing
vegetable dish. In China, it is considered as a weight-reducing vegetable.
Goose grass sometimes acts as a cleansing and purifying tonic that helps get rid of the toxins in the
body. It can really help on the lymphatic system. It is also effective in removing and draining poisons and trapped bacteria from the lymph glands. It helps relieve glandular fever, swollen or enlarged
lymph glands, adenoids and tonsillitis.
Goose Grass is known as diaphoretic that helps stimulate perspiration and sweating. It helps get toxic wastes through the skin
Goose Grass is consist of coumarin that has the ability to blood-thinning properties, which gives benefits to lessen blood pressure and blood clotting. This is also
helpful to people who has the ability to have arteriosclerosis, stroke and heart attack.
Goose Grass is very rich in Vitamin C that is use to treat scurvy and it also has a lot of health benefits. Goose Grass was once said that it can treat cysts and tumors.