Lemon Grass

Lemon grass, scientifically known as Cymbopogon, is a tropical herb commonly used in culinary and medicinal practices. Its long, thin leaves and unique lemony fragrance add a refreshing flavor to various dishes, such as soups, teas, and curries.

This herb also offers several health benefits, including digestion aids and stress relief properties. With its versatility and distinct taste, lemon grass has become a popular ingredient in many cuisines worldwide.


Facts & Benefits




Anti-bacterial property: Lemongrass exhibited anti-bacterial properties in a lab study. Some compounds in lemongrass were identified to show anti-bacterial properties against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

Anti-fungal property: Lemongrass was found to have anti-fungal properties. It could inhibit the growth of fungi that secretes mycotoxins (a toxic substance produced by fungus) in food products and grains. The antimicrobial potential of lemongrass has been observed in lab-scale studies.



Several studies have tested lemongrass as a hypoglycaemic (lowering blood sugar level) and hypolipidemic (lowering lipid in the blood) agent to reduce the risk of obesity and hypertension.

It was found to lower high cholesterol levels in humans, thus showing heart-protecting activity. It was also found to help lose excess weight in overweight patients.





Tissue inflammation is considered one of the leading causes of serious health problems. It is found to be linked with diseases like diabetes, cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, cardiovascular (related to heart and blood vessels) disorders and rheumatoid arthritis.

Several researchers reported that lemongrass contains polyphenols that may show anti-inflammatory properties and reduce inflammation.



Many researchers have studied the anti-anxiety effects of lemongrass tea. An experiment found that the lemongrass decoction (concentrated solution) and lemongrass tea could show anti-anxiety effects when given to animals during a trial.





The boiled and concentrated solution of lemongrass leaf stalk may be used to manage diarrhoea. Lemongrass tea might be used to manage indigestion, stomach pain, and gastric ulcers by protecting the linings of the stomach.



The leaf extract of lemongrass was tested for its liver activity. It was found to be helpful for managing disorders or diseases of the liver.


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