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Lemongrass is an aromatic tropical plant with long, slender blades that can grow to a height of 5 ft (1.5m). Believed to have a wide range of therapeutic effects, the herb has been used for centuries in South America and India. It has also become popular in the United States. Aside from folk medicine, lemongrass is a favourite ingredient in Thai cuisine and dishes that boasts a tangy Asian flavour.
While there are several species of lemongrass, Cymbopogon Citratus is the variety most often recommended for medicinal purposes. Native to Southeast Asia, lemongrass can also be found growing in India, South America, Africa, Australia and the United States. The essential oil is derived from only select, fresh dried leaves of the lemongrass. Cymbopogon Citratus, which belongs to the Poaceae family of plants, is also referred to as West Indian lemongrass.
Lemongrass has natural properties that helps relaxes its user. This in turn would help improve the user’s sleep cycle and help reduce daily stress levels resulting in improved overall mood. Lemongrass is also traditionally used in Asia as a cleansing remedy as it detoxifies the stomach, liver, kidneys and bladder. This is believed to cause better digestion, improve blood circulation and lower cholesterol.
Here are the different benefits you can expect to get when you include lemongrass tea in your diet:
Improves and regulates cholesterol levels
When bad cholesterol enters your system, you can expect that it will be a bit hard to function. You are going to feel a bit nauseous and dizzy. Lemongrass has anti cholesterol and anti-atherosclerosis properties that can be very helpful in reducing the absorption of cholesterol in the intestines.
You can become healed from colds and flu
Lemongrass contains anti fungal and antibacterial properties that can be highly effective in getting rid of flu and cold symptoms you are experiencing. Lemongrass is full of Vitamin C too that can help in making the body stronger from infections.
It can reduce pain due to arthritis
Lemongrass has pain – relieving properties. It is anti – inflammatory too so it can help reduce the pain on your joints. Lemongrass is also known to be effective in getting rid of pain due to the twisting of your muscles. If you have sprained your ankle, taking lemongrass can be useful too.
It can help cleanse the body and free it from toxins
by taking lemongrass tea, you are also purifying your liver, bladders, kidneys and your pancreas.
This can help you digest food better
Lemongrass is well known for its antiseptic compounds. This is known to be highly effective in killing parasites and bad bacteria that can be found in the digestive tract. At the same time, the good bacteria found in the colon can be repopulated and improved in number which in turn can lead to better digestion. Do remember that while there are a lot of good things that are expected from taking lemongrass tea, they are not recommended for small children as they may be too strong.
It can help improve your mood
There are different reasons why people may become depressed. No matter what the reason is, the intake of lemongrass tea can be effective in treating depression. When serotonin is released, depression can be combated properly. If you are suffering from anxiety or your self esteem is not at its best, you can take lemongrass tea and it will help uplift your spirits. If you are having trouble sleeping at night, remember that lemongrass contains a small amount of citronella that is well known for its relaxing and calming effect on the body. You can calm down and cool down with the use of lemongrass tea.
It can help get rid of menstrual pain
If you are experiencing menstrual pain and you want it to go away a bit, then you will be soothed taking lemongrass tea. Lemongrass tea can help remove pain caused by headaches and migraines - Lemongrass tea is known to have analgesic properties. It can help improve blood circulation that can help reduce the headache or migraine that may be caused by poor blood circulation. At the same time, lemongrass is also known to be effective in getting rid of muscle cramps, back aches and even sprains It can be very effective in treating sporting wounds.
This is known to be good for mothers
While lemongrass should be avoided during pregnancy, it can be different when the mother is already breastfeeding her baby. If you are a new mother, taking lemongrass tea can be good for you. Lemongrass contains galactogogue that is known to increase the production of breast milk.
You can help get rid of body odor
The main reason why lemongrass is an effective deodorant is because of its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that can be effective in stopping your underarms from sweating too much. At the same time, microorganisms that are the main cause of body odor will be removed from your underarms too.
Usage: Use one sachet per medium sized cup> Add 180ml of boiling water> Let infuse for 2-3 minutes
Suggested Occasion: After meal, afternoon tea.
Caution There are some people who are not recommended to take lemongrass:
Pregnant women and People with allergies – You may be allergic to lemongrass though you do not know it.
If you are not sure if you are allowed to take lemongrass and you have a health condition, you can ask your doctor about it. Taking lemongrass will not only help refresh you, it can actually make a lot of helpful changes with your lifestyle that your body will thank you for in the long run.
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