[NH] Medicinal Benefits of Lemongrass;

Medicinal Benefits of Lemongrass;

The herb, Lemongrass is grown and found in tropical parts of the
world, such as Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, and
it is native of South India. Lemongrass as the name denotes, it is a
grass-like herb, and its leaves are razor-like, having the color of
white and green, with citrus-lemon flavor. Fresh lemongrass stalks or
leaves, dried lemongrass powder are being used as an ingredient in
cooking in the United States, Caribbean countries, Vietnam, Thailand,
Indonesia, India and in other parts of the world for its amazing
culinary, medicinal health benefits since ancient times. Lemongrass is
otherwise known as Cymbopogon Citratus botanically.

Lemongrass oil is extracted from the stalks of the herb through
distillation process. Lemongrass has antifungal, antiseptic and
antibacterial properties. It contains Vitamin B complex constituents
like folic acid, pantothenic acid, thiamin, pyridoxine, Vitamin C,
Vitamin A, antioxidants, minerals like zinc, copper, magnesium, iron,
potassium, manganese, and calcium. It is being used in traditional
Ayurveda system of medicine to treat various health disorders.
Lemongrass oil is being used in cosmetics, aromatherapy, and in insect

Medicinal benefits of Lemongrass include; lemongrass is used to treat
anxiety, depression, sleeplessness and for relaxation in Ayurveda and
in Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Due to the presence of
antibacterial and antimicrobial action, it blocks the growth of
bacteria both internally and externally, and as such prevents
bacterial infestation in digestive, respiratory, and excretory
systems. Lemongrass oil is being used to treat headaches, body aches.
Lemon grass oil provides relief from stress. Lemongrass tea provides
various health and medicinal benefits.

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