LEMONGRASS BENEFITS AND USES

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Lemongrass or Cymbopogon is a genus of about 45 species of grasses and is native to warm and tropical regions such as Thailand. It comes with different common names but they all refer to the same thing, Cymbopogon. It is sometimes called barbed wire grass or citronella grass amongst other names and is grown abundantly. In fact, lemongrass is widely used in Asia as an herb for their dishes.  The lemongrass can be used fresh or dried and sometimes it takes a powder form while the taste of lemongrass is citrusy.  Although it’s most commonly used in cooking, lemongrass is also used for various other purposes.

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Lemongrass is cultivated also for its fragrance and is commonly used for perfumes and other products that require scenting.  Lemongrass does not flower but it’s the leaves that are processed and being used for various different purposes. Lemongrass leaves grow up to a meter is easy to harvest and the dark yellow or amber oil is extracted through steam distillation from dried lemon grass.

The health benefits of lemongrass essential oil are antiseptic, anti-rheumatic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, analgesic, sedative, galactogogue, tonic, carminative, antimicrobial, antidepressant, febrifuge, bactericidal, fungicidal, deodorant, antipyretic and nervine.

In aromatherapy Lemongrass is one of the best essential oils and aromatherapy oils because of its fresh citrus fragrance.

The scent of lemongrass also has an effect to the human senses in helping you calm down and relieves your stress and even insomnia.  Just a few drops of lemongrass oil in an aromatherapy diffuser and you can easily get a good night sleep.

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