Lemongrass is an herb that is native to Sri Lanka and South India but now grows in many countries around the world. The plant’s stalks are a common ingredient in Asian cooking, but it is also possible to brew lemongrass to make tea.
Health Benefits of Lemongrass
The grass is considered a diuretic, tonic and stimulant. It promotes good digestion, and a preparation of lemongrass with pepper has been used for relief of menstrual troubles and nausea. It induces perspiration, to cool the body and reduce a fever. It is well known a mild insect repellent (citronella) and the essential oil is used in perfumery.
1. Relieving anxiety
2. Lowering cholesterol
3. Preventing infection
4. Boosting oral health
5. Relieving pain
6. Boosting red blood cell levels
7. Relieving bloating
Camel’s Hay, Citronella, Geranium Grass, Cochin Grass, Sereh (powder) French: herbe de citron German: Zitronengras Italian: erba di limone Spanish: hierba de limon Indian: bhustrina, sera Indonesian: sere, sereh Lao: bai mak nao Malay: serai Sinhalese: sera Thai: takrai