Arugampul / Bermuda Grass Juice Health Benefits + Recipe

A juice made from arugampul also called “Bermuda Grass” in English has wonderful health benefits. Arugampul juice is the best home remedy for anemia and keeps us refreshed through the day. Drinking arugampul juice helps in treating skin diseases and prevents further attacks. It is also one of the best natural detox juices available and regular consumption of this juice cleanses our body. It prevents cold and sinus infection, if consumed regularly. Drinking this juice also helps get rid of mouth odor. Few months back, I was continuously having this arugampul juice everyday. One of our neighbors who was consuming this juice regularly advised me to drink this arugampul juice everyday for it’s wonderful health benefits. I stopped drinking because we didn’t get proper rains for a few months and all the grass dried out in the farm. Arugampul / Bermuda Grass is considered very highly in India, we make a garland out of it and use it as an offering in our prayers. It is also used extensively in home remedies. Nowadays, even in major cities in India, arugampul juice is sold everywhere. But the problem with arugampul juice is, it should be made hygienically, else drinking arugampul juice itself will lead to other problems. Arugampul has to be cleaned really well before making the juice, so always try and make your own arugampul juice at home. To make the arugampul juice, collect fresh grass that has not been stamped on, and the best way to do it is to grow it in pots or in a fenced area. Soak  the cut grass in water for a few minutes to remove the dirt, wash it well again and then cut it into small pieces. Add boiled water to it and grind in a mixer and strain. I like to drink it plain, but you can add honey to sweeten it. If you find it bland, you can add cumin seeds, peppercorns and salt while grinding the grass. This juice has a bland taste and fresh grassy smell that I like. Arugampul can be easily grown in huge pots anywhere. Try to drink it in empty stomach in the early morning for best results.

1. Collect fresh grass, preferably in the early morning and soak it in water for a few minutes to remove all the dirt.

2. Cut it into small pieces and grind it in a mixer using boiled water. You can add cumin seeds and peppercorns while grinding, if you prefer.

3. Strain it using a soup strainer by squeezing the ground grass with your fingers.

4. Drink it fresh for it’s wonderful health benefits.


  • This juice tastes good, if made with fresh grass.
  • Clean the grass really well, before making the juice. 
  • Adding spices are individual choice. Some good additions are peppercorns and cumin seeds, but add very little.



  1. Shruthi Vijayaraghavan
    August 31, 2014 / 11:30 am

    Hello Ramya,Can you please post some home remedies for body odor? thanks in advance

    • Anonymous
      June 6, 2016 / 3:04 pm

      Hi Shruti.. Have a super remedy for body odor.. STOP USING CHEMICAL DEODORANT(how expensive the brand may be)1. Exfoliate underarms/body using brown sugar(preferred),turmeric(optional),honey & lemon mix during bath. 2. Then, after bath, squeeze a slice of lemon and rub the juice on underarms.It acts a natural antibacterial and bleach and deodorant. you will love it.. let me know your experience

  2. Bhuvana Keyan
    September 5, 2014 / 7:12 am

    Hai Ramaya madam.pls post home remedy of menopause stage. Thank u.

  3. Ramya Venkateshwaran
    September 5, 2014 / 5:15 pm

    Hi Bhuvana, Sure, I will try my best….

  4. wild kennels
    December 4, 2014 / 4:43 pm

    Amazing one

  5. jegatha
    December 8, 2014 / 1:37 pm

    Hi Ramya my ear is very itching in the inside.please provide some tips for me and one more think this website is very useful can u provide to this as a Tamil language also it's more useful for mom

  6. Ramya Venkateshwaran
    December 9, 2014 / 2:53 am

    Hi Jegatha, For ear itching, try the garlic oil in the blog, it is very safe to use. Make the garlic oil and apply two drops in the ears and make sure to lie down in the opposite side for a few minutes after applying the oil in each ear. This oil can be applied at 10 hour intervals, till the problem vanishes…Here is the link for making garlic oil:

    • Unknown
      March 11, 2016 / 12:28 pm

      hi mam iam anitha its only for fresh arugampul or any try this arugampul power mam tell me iam waiting for ur reply….. bezoz bermuda grass not in near by shop so please tell and guide me

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      March 21, 2016 / 5:09 am

      If you don't get fresh arugampul, you can consume good quality arugampul powder too. But make sure arugampul powder does not have any additions and it is from a reputable company…

  7. jegatha
    December 9, 2014 / 12:55 pm

    Ok thank u ramya

  8. Anonymous
    February 6, 2015 / 2:26 pm

    Ramya,my 4 yrs daughter s suffering from severe eczema,doctors are helpless. Can u pls share some home remedy..

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      February 6, 2015 / 4:35 pm

      Hi, A few weeks back, I made Aloe Vera oil for my cousin and he was using it regularly for his eczema and now his eczema is slowly clearing up. I feel this is one of the safest treatments for a child that can be used for long term and that will also improve her skin. You can find the method for making the oil in the blog. But I must warn you this oil really stinks, but it really works. Try applying the oil consistently, it might take a week or two to start seeing results depending on the severity of the condition. Also continue using for a few months daily to prevent her from getting it back………

  9. Ragini Murugesan
    February 28, 2015 / 11:21 am

    Hi RamyaCan you provide tips to improves skin colour and also to reduce body weight.Thanks

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      March 5, 2015 / 5:58 pm

      Hi Ragini,To improve the skin color try face packs (you can find face pack recipes in the blog) regularly that suits your skin type. Also try using homemade bath powder, instead of soap. To reduce weight, follow our traditional diet, stop eating packaged foods that is loaded with preservatives and chemicals, sleep well and follow a strict exercise regimen….

  10. Anonymous
    March 23, 2015 / 10:12 am

    Any treatment tips for varicose veins?

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      March 26, 2015 / 9:34 am

      Try using the reusable cold ice pack from the blog as a compress. Also try compression stockings and along with it try daily stretching as some people benefit a lot from regular, daily stretching…

  11. Anonymous
    April 7, 2015 / 6:31 am

    Hi Ramya Mam !I am 27yrs old and i am suffering from fissures and fistula in ano and it causes severe pain..can you please suggest me a good solution to it without any surgery?….Also tel me if Homeopathy medicines are safe and curable for this pain?

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      April 9, 2015 / 7:35 am

      Please try the Epsom salt bath, it is great for healing fissures very quickly… I am very sorry, I don't know much about homeopathy medicines………

  12. Santhiya Rajaram
    April 15, 2015 / 10:44 am

    hiI have sun allergy. its itchy, redness,, burning sensation, hives. what shall I do

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      April 19, 2015 / 3:57 pm

      Hi, Try applying pure, fresh Aloe Vera gel on the affected area, it is the best remedy for it…

  13. padmanaban sharvesh
    May 1, 2015 / 3:49 am

    hai sister,how to grow up arugampul in house

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      May 1, 2015 / 4:37 pm

      Hi Sir, Try to collect local arugampul grass that is found abundantly everywhere and plant it in huge pots. Never use the hybrid variety for internal consumption………..

  14. Ragava
    May 29, 2015 / 2:41 am

    hello madam,any juices for regilar use in empty stomach for weoght lossing,please send me via mail id it will be more

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      May 31, 2015 / 3:34 pm

      Try barley water regularly along with regular exercise and calorie restricted diet…

  15. Anonymous
    August 5, 2015 / 2:06 pm

    Hi … I am having scars left by psoriasis in my skin.. please suggese some good solution for it and also to prevent further attacks..

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      August 11, 2015 / 2:41 pm

      Hi, I am sorry for the late reply. Try applying a paste of turmeric and fresh neem leaves, this paste will fade the scars and at the same time prevent further attacks…

  16. Anonymous
    August 25, 2015 / 10:03 am

    hello ramya I have this bad shoulder pain I have taken almost all treatment from Ayurveda to alopathy… nothing is helping can u suggest me some remedy

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      September 6, 2015 / 6:06 pm

      Hi, try a gentle massage with pirandai thailam daily, it will greatly help in easing the pain. You can easily purchase it ayurvedic shops or make your own by boiling crushed pirandai along with any unrefined oil…

  17. Anonymous
    October 16, 2015 / 7:39 am

    Hi ramya I'm suffering from obesity. Does taking this grass helpful in weight reduction ? Will it has any kind of side effect on my reproductive system in future ?

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      October 21, 2015 / 3:42 pm

      Arugampul juice has wonderful health benefits and medicinal uses and though it won't reduce the weight by itself directly without a proper diet plan or exercise, it is great to include it in weight loss plan as it nourishes the body. Arugampul juice does not have any side effects on the reproductive system but make sure to make the juice yourself rather than buying it from the shops..

  18. Anonymous
    October 27, 2015 / 6:08 pm

    Hello ma'am my mom has disk prolapse and she is overweight like 40kg more than normal so she can't tolerate the back pain so she is not able to exercise or walk for long is there anything that must be added to diet to reduce weight? Thank you in advance..

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      November 5, 2015 / 6:05 am

      Hi, Though certain herbal teas and juices assist in weight loss like green tea, turmeric tea, this arugampul juice, etc, in my personal experience sustainable weight loss happens only with exercise and calorie controlled diet. But since she has got back pain focus only on her diet and watch her calories closely, include fiber rich traditional foods in all her three meals (ragi, bajra, millets, whole wheat, etc), it will keep her fuller for longer and at the same time has low calories. You can also give her barley water or green tea or arugampul juice instead of regular tea daily, it will flush out the toxins and keep her digestion and health in peak order…

  19. rhanjani
    November 20, 2015 / 2:46 pm

    Hi . I am having polycyst . Can u suggest me any food that can help me from the cysts.

  20. Anonymous
    January 12, 2016 / 5:12 am

    Hi mam. After delivery í have constipatíon and itches in anus. I sugest dóctór alšo. They said external piles. Obesity also pls tel remedy for me

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      February 5, 2016 / 7:32 am

      Try haritaki powder for constipation and it also helps reduce body weight if combined together with a good diet and exercise. But if you are feeding your child please don't take haritaki. For anal itching applying pure neem oil greatly helps…

  21. Madhavi Praveen
    January 14, 2016 / 5:13 am

    Hello Ramya Madam,I am suffering from severe ear aches. Doctor treatments spanning three months also did not help, as soon as medications were exhausted I got my ear ache back. Doctor said I have ear congestion, which develops into infection whenever I catch cold or during cold season. Since two months, I have ear aches every few days. When headache develops due to ear ache, I fall very sick, cant even get up, eat or drink anything. Besides this, I have sinusitis, which gives me migraines. Is this grass helpful even for ear aches? Kindly suggest any home remedy. I tried eating raw ginger, but it gave me nose bleeds, but no relief from ear ache. Kindly help.

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      February 6, 2016 / 3:25 pm

      Dear Madhavi, I am very sorry for the late reply. I would suggest garlic oil from the blog, it is a simple remedy that works really well for ear congestion. For sinus infection I would suggest nochi steam, it works so well and it will greatly help in headaches too. Try collecting the leaves, store and use it whenever needed…..

  22. Unknown
    January 25, 2016 / 10:08 pm

    Hi! Please can you give me a link to somewhere where i can buy powdered Bermuda Grass to take as medicine. Many thanks P.

  23. Unknown
    January 25, 2016 / 10:08 pm

    Hi! Please can you give me a link to somewhere where i can buy powdered Bermuda Grass to take as medicine. Many thanks P.

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      March 1, 2016 / 4:07 am

      I found this bermuda grass powder online, give it a try:

  24. Unknown
    February 16, 2016 / 12:26 pm

    Can take Bermuda grass juice in the night, I'm planning to take mornings and evenings pls advice and one more thing, I'm going use the powder..

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      March 19, 2016 / 2:48 am

      Though you can drink bermuda grass juice any time, drinking bermuda grass | arugampul juice in an empty stomach (not full after meals) will help in better absorption of the nutrients in it…

  25. Unknown
    February 28, 2016 / 3:05 pm

    Can arugampul juice be consumed during night time, post dinner ?

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      March 20, 2016 / 3:05 am

      I have replied to your query about drinking arugampul juice in the night above….

  26. sampath marrey
    March 21, 2016 / 4:49 am

    Hello Ramya, One Of my cousin aged about is suffering from knee pain & Toe pain. Can u suggest me some tips.

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      April 15, 2016 / 3:27 pm

      Can you please tell me his age?

  27. Anonymous
    April 3, 2016 / 9:17 am

    Can anyone consume arugampul powder

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      May 27, 2016 / 4:16 am

      Yes, anyone can consume arugampul powder….

  28. gandhi madhi
    April 21, 2016 / 11:54 pm

    Hi mam how can we find the different between hybrid grass and the narmol grass please tell me

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      June 4, 2016 / 12:38 pm

      Actually it is very hard to differentiate although our normal arugampul will be sparse unlike the hybrid ones. I would suggest collecting arugampul from nearby villages to be sure…

  29. Anonymous
    June 21, 2016 / 12:19 pm

    respected madem can we take arukampul juice daily mam.regular and daily take of this juice cause any side effecet mam,please reply

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      July 7, 2016 / 2:07 pm

      You can have a cup of arugampul juice daily, it does not have any side effects. But please make sure to clean it well before making the arugampul juice….

  30. Maha
    July 6, 2016 / 9:40 pm

    Hi Ramya, I'm suffering a lot from ezcema for past 3years.. I'm having 9 month old kid can u please suggest me cure for ezcema. Plz mam reply I can't live a normal life I'm suffering a lot from hurt and little itchiness

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      July 15, 2016 / 6:41 am

      Dear Maha, I would suggest using the Aloe Vera oil from the blog, it is a very good home remedy for eczema. The oil stinks badly but gives very good results if used regularly and also it can be used for longer duration's of time with no side effects…

    • Anonymous
      August 15, 2016 / 2:00 pm

      hi..aruga pul known as karuka in kerala,ayurvedic doctor told to prepare oil for this leaf and coconut for skin problems during summer applying this oil for my childrens,it is very effective.getting very good impressing smell and dark green color oil .

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      August 19, 2016 / 2:57 pm

      Thanks a lot for taking your time to share the information…

    • Anonymous
      January 24, 2018 / 5:22 am

      Hi..I take one teaspoon of flax seed oil daily for eczema. It has reduced considerably. Also it can be applied to the areas of skin where there is itching.

  31. Prakash Chinnakutti
    August 15, 2016 / 2:01 am

    Please any one help me to identity argampul ? How its differ from korean gross

  32. Prakash Chinnakutti
    August 15, 2016 / 2:24 am

    Good Morning,Please help to identify the ARUGAMPUL , how its differ from Korean GROSS?

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      August 19, 2016 / 2:56 pm

      Arugampul doesn't grow evenly and it also will also be branched. I would kindly suggest visiting a near by village to look at arugampul to understand the difference better…

  33. jeya ragini
    September 12, 2016 / 9:25 am

    Hi mam, My name is jeya, enaku 1 year 8 monthsla girl baby iruka ava porakkum podhu nalla white colour but ipo totalla colour change ayite iruka adhuku edhavathu help panna mudiyuma any good soap and boby cream or lotion solla mudiyuma madam

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      September 15, 2016 / 3:43 pm

      Hi Jeya, try massaging her skin daily with fresh Aloe Vera gel, I used to do it everyday for my son before bath. It will keep her skin blemish free and brighten the skin tone too. Try and let me know…

  34. jeya ragini
    September 12, 2016 / 9:41 am

    hi mam, my name is jeya, enaku one girl child iruka age 1year 8 months ava porakumpodhulairuthu oru 8 to 9 months varaikum nalla white coloura irudha but ipo colour fulla change ayite iruka adhuku good soap, cream or lotion solla mudiyuma

  35. Anonymous
    September 16, 2016 / 3:18 pm

    Hi mam Arugampul is cold ot heat

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      September 24, 2016 / 4:56 pm

      Arugampul juice reduces body heat….

  36. Nowshad siddike
    October 18, 2016 / 9:06 am

    hi is this helpfull to reduce belly fat?

  37. Unknown
    December 21, 2016 / 1:18 pm

    Hi mam if I take arugampul juice will it reduce weight because I don't wanna lose my weight am just 43 kg

  38. V.Ashwanth kumar
    December 22, 2016 / 5:26 pm

    Hi friends will it reduce body weight when we consume it regularly

  39. prasanth kumar Vakkootil
    January 1, 2017 / 7:14 pm

    Dear Madam, can you suggest medicines for psoriasis deceases

  40. Unknown
    January 8, 2017 / 6:35 pm

    Hi mam… Adding watermelon with Bermuda grass is good for weight loss or not? Kindly Waiting for ur reply… Thank you

  41. Anonymous
    January 18, 2017 / 10:51 am

    Hi mam… I've developed with external piles after my delivery any remedy for this.. Will this external piles rid completely

  42. Unknown
    March 23, 2017 / 3:04 am

    Hi ramya, how long should we take this juice. Any limitation ?

    March 23, 2017 / 3:05 am

    Hi ramya, how long should we take this juice. Any limitation ?

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