We can all use a little picker-upper here and there...especially during theses trying times. Lemongrass has a fresh lemony aroma and citrus flavor that can be used in aromatherapy to freshen the air and maybe even brighten up your day by reducing stress and uplift the mood.
Lemongrass can be found as a common ingredient in Thai cooking , used as a remedy to promote sleep, bug repellent, relieve pain, and boost immunity. Sip back, relax, and learn how drinking lemongrass tea may help deliver these potential health benefits.
1. It has antioxidant properties
Lemongrass contains several antioxidants, which can help scavenge free radicals in your body that may cause disease.
2. It has anti-inflammatory properties
Two of the main compounds in lemongrass, citral and geranial, are thought to be responsible for its anti-inflammatory benefits. These compounds are said to help stop the release of certain inflammation-causing markers in your body.
3. It may help promote healthy digestion
Experiencing issues with your digestive system? Try lemongrass! It is by far a go-to alternative remedy for an upset stomach, stomach cramping, and other digestive problems. Lemongrass may also be effective against gastric ulcers and can help stomach lining against damage from aspirin and ethanol.