LEMONGRASS OIL (Tea Oil)
Lemon Grass essential oil is used for cramps and gastritis, it is used as a mosquito repellent. A drop in hot tea gives it a lemon flavour.
Clears digestive issues
It is commonly used to alleviate colds and congestion and some people compare it to ginger in this regard. Interestingly enough, in Kerala, India, the name for lemongrass translates to “dried ginger coffee.”
Lemongrass is also an ingredient in many herbal tea blends. It is particularly popular in green tea blends. Due to its healing properties, it’s also found in detox teas. At times, you might even find it in Americanized masala chai spice mixtures, especially those that include plenty of ginger.
Lemongrass contains several antioxidants, which can help scavenge free radicals in your body that may cause disease. Antioxidants of note are chlorogenic acid, isoorientin, and swertiajaponin. These antioxidants may help prevent dysfunction of cells inside your coronary arteries.
Lemongrass tea may help treat oral infections and cavities, thanks to its antimicrobial properties. lemongrass essential oil showed antimicrobial abilities against Streptococcus mutans bacteria, the bacteria most responsible for tooth decay.
Inflammation is thought to play a role in many conditions, including heart disease and stroke. 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.
Uses of Lemongrass oil: Google
External link: Healthline.com
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