Lemon Grass Amazing Health Benefits You Need To Know

Health Benefits Of Lemon Grass To The Body

Lemon grass can treat and prevent different types of diseases for it contains numerous nutrients and vitamins that are beneficial to the body.

This plant has a scientific name of Cymbopogon that is a tropical island plant in the grass family. It is widely cultivated in tropical countries in Asia such as Africa, Mexico, Latin America, and Philippines.

Cymbopogon is usually cultivated for culinary purposes because of its scent resembling to lemons. It has subtle citrus flavor and can be used fresh, dried, or powdered. This grass is commonly used in curries, soups, teas, and other Asian cuisines.

Lemon Grass
Lemon Grass

Aside from its culinary purposes, it has also medicinal properties and also used as medicinal herbs. Lemon grass contains analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, astringent, antifungal, antiseptic, antipyretic, antidepressant, insecticidal, sedative, and anti-cancer properties.

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