Have you ever seen or heard about lemongrass? If you use lemongrass, then you can alleviate many of your body pains. It is kind of tropical grass that smells like lemon. It’s a plant that is used mostly in India to spice up food. It has many vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids. Other than its property to spice up food there are other good properties that we are going to mention here.
It has antibacterial and antifungal effects and if mixed with black pepper it soothes nausea and menstrual pains.
Lemongrass tea is a diuretic.
It’s oil decreases inflammation and protects us from muscle pain, toothache, or headaches.
It cleanses our liver, kidney, digestive tract, urinary bladder, and pancreas.
By using lemongrass our digestion, blood circulation and lactating will be triggered.
Our immune system will also be affected in a good way.
It strengths our muscles and by decreasing the presence of acne it makes our skin look better.
Its tea lowers blood pressure.
Its leaves trigger our intestine.
It also prevents fever, cough, cold and stress.
The pains caused by arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can be vanished by this plant.
Add two drops of its oil to almond and olive oil and massage your skin with it.
To make lemongrass tea you need:
1 liter cooled green (or oolong) tea
1 liter cooled lemongrass brew
1/2 cup sugar syrup (or to taste)
1 tablespoon kalamansi juice (or to taste)
How to make lemongrass tea
Pour the cooled tea and lemongrass brew into a pitcher. Stir in enough sugar syrup to sweeten according to your preferred level of sweetness.
Stir in kalamansi juice, one tablespoonful at a time, and tasting after each addition.
Add ice, stir and serve.
Tip: To add extra brightness to the flavors of the drink, stir in a tablespoonful of lightly pounded mint leaves to the drink before serving.
So, as you see the plant is not only good for our body pains, but it also acts as a spice and cooling tea to freshen up our body.