Lemongrass Tea

Lemongrass is a type of grass grown and used widely in many tropical regions. It’s very common in the Thai, Cambodian and Vietnamese cuisines. It has a mild citrus flavor – hence the name. It’s usually used as an herb and flavoring in curries, soups, and curry pastes. It’s also popular for tea. Lemongrass tea is an aromatic healer with a great deal of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents for prevention and healing of chronic as well as acute disease.

 

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Taste of Lemongrass

Delicate, but yet exotic, light citrus essence, mixed with a fresh and grassy aroma.

Health Benefits of Lemongrass

It is a good source of vitamins A, B family, C, folate, magnesium, zinc, copper, iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and manganese.

It has many beneficial medicinal properties including:

  • Anti-fungal
  • Antibacterial
  • Antidepressant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Febrifuge – Reduce fever
  • Insecticidal – Used to kill insects
  • Analgesic – acting to relieve pain
  • Antipyretic – prevent or reduce fever
  • Astringent – To make the skin less oily
  • Sedative – Promoting calm or inducing sleep
  • Slightly Diuretic – Causing increased passing of urine
  • Galactagogue –  Promotes or increases the flow of a mother’s milk
  • Antiseptic – Preventing the growth of disease-caused by microorganisms
  • Carminative – Preventing the accumulation of gas in the alimentary canal
Lemongrass tea

Lemongrass promotes healthy digestion. It has antiseptic compounds that effectively kill bad bacteria and parasites in the digestive tract.

The high potassium content in lemongrass also helps lower and regulate blood pressure.

 Lemongrass tea helps cleanse and detoxify the body. The diuretic nature of lemon- grass helps remove toxins.

The cleansing properties of this herbal tea help purify the liver, kidneys, bladder and pancreas.

Lemongrass has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help your body cope with coughs, fever, cold and flu symptoms.

 

Lemongrass Tea

 

 The citral found in lemongrass causes apoptosis in cancer cells without damaging healthy cells. It causes the cancer cells to commit suicide.

The antioxidant properties in lemongrass tea help lower the risk of cancer by fighting free radicals.

Due to its anti-inflammatory & pain-relieving properties, lemongrass helps treat arthritis, rheumatism, osteoarthritis & other types of joint pain.

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