What it is?
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a tall, perennial grass in a class of about 45 species of grasses native to the tropical and sub-tropical climates of Asia, Africa, Australia, and tropical island plants in the grass family.
What are the Benefits?
Lemongrass might help prevent the growth of some bacteria and yeast. Lemongrass also contains substances that are thought to relieve pain and swelling, and reduce fever.
What are the Health Benefits?
1. Aids in lower Cholesterol
2. Antioxidant properties
3. Supports a healthy menstrual flow,relieving menstrual pain
4. Supports the Immune System
5. Helps relieve cold, cough,and flu symptoms
How Do I Take It?
Lemongrass can be used as a tea, made with the leaves of lemongrass, it is packed with vitamin c, that supports the Immune System.. Lemongrass can be applied to your skin as an ointment, treats skin irritation such as acne,pimples, and eczema. Lemongrass can be used as an essential oil to freshen the air, and reduce anxiety. Lemongrass can be made into a powder form, Lemongrass which can be consumed as an herbal supplement, and taken daily to get the vitamin c your body needs to fight respiratory infections and boost the Immune System.
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