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Health Benefits of Lemongrass

Lemongrass  is beneficial to cope with cough, cold and fever. However, it is also beneficial for our health in many ways. Read on to know more about the health benefits provided by lemongrass.


Rani hates to visit doctor and take medicines when she gets cough and cold. She prefers to treat her cough and cold with home remedies. She thinks that home remedies work better than other medicines. She has also experienced the magic of home remedies many times. She believes that nothing can work better to treat cough and cold than lemongrass tea. She learned to prepare lemongrass tea from her grandmother who always used lemongrass to cure common health disorders.

Like Rani's grandmother, many such people make use of lemongrass to cure health disorders. Many people grow this grass in their gardens so that they can make use of it at the times of emergencies. This grass has amazing medicinal properties and is used since ages. As this grass helps to get rid of fever, it is also know as fever grass. Its scientific name is cymbopogon and it is also referred as citronella sometimes. Read on to know more about the health benefits provided by lemongrass.


Health Benefits of Lemongrass

Have a quick look at how lemongrass can prove beneficial to cope with some health disorders.

  • Helps to cope with fever
  • Makes coping with high blood pressure easier
  • It lowers the cholesterol level
  • Helps to cleanse the body by eliminating toxic substances
  • Cleanses other organs of our body including kidney, pancreas, liver, bladder etc.
  • Helps to improve the digestive system
  • Helps to improve blood circulation
  • Helps to cope with excessive fats in body
  • Helps to deal with menstrual problems
  • Proves beneficial to cope with acne and pimples


How to Consume Lemongrass?

Lemongrass can be included in diet in many ways. Many people make use of lemongrass oil to add its flavour to food. It can also be consumed in form of tea by boiling it with water and sugar. It gives a good flavour when added to normal tea along with ginger.

You can also prepare an extraordinary and medicinal drink with lemongrass. Just take few fresh strands of lemongrass, two to three cloves, a small piece of cinnamon stick, and turmeric powder and boil it with milk. After this mixture is properly boiled, drain it and drink it when it cools down to get relief from cough and cold.

Lemongrass has antibacterial and antifungal properties which help to deal with lot of health problems. It is the herb which is used in many homes to cope mainly with cough, cold and fever. However, lots of people are unaware that this wonderful herb can provide lots of health benefits.

This amazing plant is easily available in market in dried as well as fresh form. However, it is advisable to make use of fresh lemongrass. The best way to make it easily available is to plant in our own garden and make use of it whenever needed. So as you know all the qualities of this medicinal grass, store some of the strands in your kitchen cabinet right away.

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