Most of the people think that Lemongrass is a vegetable, but it is one of the herbs which help in curing ailment. It is known with different names in different places as in India it is called as “West Indian Lemongrass” or “Fever Grass.” The Lemongrass possesses various qualities which is helpful for both personal and commercial purposes. But before consuming the lemongrass, it is always suggested to take under doctor’s supervision if you are on any medication because it may result in harmful reactions like allergic reactions, dry mouth, skin irritation, dizziness, increased appetite, increase urination, miscarriage for pregnant women and others. “Lemongrass is always safe with extra care.”
Benefits Of Using Lemongrass
Lemongrass possesses antiseptic and antimicrobial properties which help in effective functioning of the important systems of the body like digestive system, respiratory system, excretion and nervous system. It helps in curing the indigestion, constipation, heartburn, diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, stomach spasms, vomiting and cramps. Due to its possession of the antibacterial & antifungal properties, it helps human body to fight against viral diseases like fever, cold, flu and cough.
Helps In Weight Loss
The consumption of lemongrass with the healthy and potential food helps in reducing the growth of abdominal fat. It possesses anti-cholesterol and anti-atherosclerosis properties which help in reducing the cholesterol and fat level in the body. By drinking lemongrass tea twice a day will show a significant decrease in blood fats. It also helps in keeping in control the level of body cholesterol, blood sugar level, blood pressure.
Lemongrass possesses antibacterial, antiseptic and antifungal properties which aids in purifying the skin tissues and protects from skin diseases. It is useful in making of different skin-related products like oil, lotion, cleansing cream, facial cream and others. The consumption of Lemongrass tea on regular basis will reduce skin diseases and infections like acne, pimples and oil secretion.
Relief From Joint Pains
It consists of anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties which help in relieving all body pains like headache, joint pain & muscles pain. Applying the Lemongrass oil on various parts of body helps in relaxing the muscles and cures joint pains.
Lemongrass possesses antiseptic and antimicrobial properties which help in killing the cancer cells, specifically breast cancer cells. Drinking 3-4 cups of herbal lemongrass tea reduces the growth of cancer cells and kills them.
Lemongrass possesses detoxify property which helps in removing the wastage from the body. By consuming lemongrass, it removes bad cholesterol, toxins, and uric acid from body by increasing the number and frequency of urination which cleans the digestive organs, liver, pancreas, kidneys, and bladder. It helps in proper blood circulation.
The lemon grass is used in the manufacturing of various perfumery and deodorants products. It possesses antibacterial and anti-microbial properties which help to fight against the unpleasant body odor and control the excessive sweating. It also cures skin diseases and body infections
Lemongrass possesses antidepressant property which helps in boosting up the self-confidence, hope and also overcoming the mental stress of the human. The lemongrass oil helps to release the serotonin, a chemical in the brain which fights against the depression. Drinking a cup of Lemongrass tea relieves a person from all the stress and provides a friendly environment.
Increases Body Strength
Lemongrass can be eaten raw or cooked with other vegetables or foodies stuff. In cooking, it can be used in curries, chutney or salads. The Lemongrass is rich in various vitamins and minerals which strengthens the immunity power of the human body. It is also used for making different products like oil, tea powder, skin-care products, medicines, deodorant, perfumes, medicines and others.