Health Benefits of Lemongrass
Lemongrass, also known as fever grass, is a plant that commonly grows throughout Asia. As the name itself indicates, it smells just like lemon and tastes almost like it, although a bit sweeter. Lemongrass is rich in nutrients, namely vitamin A, C, folic acid, magnesium, copper,
calcium, potassium, etc.
Here’s how lemongrass can make you healthier:
This amazing plant helps restore the bacterial balance in your gut. It has antiseptic properties so it kills bad bacteria and populates your colon with the good ones. As a result, you get healthy digestion, without diarrhea, constipation, heartburn and bloating.
Lemongrass is known to fight more than dozen types of cancers. Namely, lemongrass oil contains high levels of terpene (aromatic organic compound) which is known to be effective in targeting cancer cells.
Helps with high cholesterolLemongrass reduces absorption of the bad cholesterol from your intestines , and therefore helps in preventing atherosclerosis and high cholesterol.