Latin Name : Cymbopogon Citratus
Lemongrass is a plant rich in numerous essential nutrients such as vitamins A and C, as well as magnesium, zinc, folic acid, manganese, copper, calcium, potassium, phosphorus and iron.
- Helps Digestion: Lemongrass promotes healthy digestion. It has antiseptic compounds that effectively kill bad bacteria and parasites in the digestive tract and repopulate the good bacteria in the colon.
- Controls Cholesterol Levels: The anti-cholesterol and anti-atherosclerosis action of lemongrass helps reduce the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine.
- Cleanses and Detoxifies: Regular consumption of lemongrass tea helps cleanse and detoxify the body. The diuretic nature of lemongrass helps remove toxins, uric acid and bad cholesterol from the body by increasing the frequency and quantity of urination.
- Heals Colds and Flu: Lemongrass has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help your body cope with coughs, fever and other cold and flu symptoms. Plus, it is loaded with vitamin C that boosts your immune system to fight the infection.