Surely, sometime in your life you’ve heard of lemongrass, haven’t you? It may have been your grandmother, mother or even an aunt, but it is a fact that this herb is present and used in many homes in the world.
This herb is part of the mint and boldo family. It has many phytochemicals, such as polyphenols, terpenes, tannins, flavonoids, and substances that contribute to the powerful antioxidant action of lemongrass.
Due to its antioxidant action, it can reduce free radicals and prevent cell aging, macular degeneration, protect the heart and prevent brain diseases and even cancer.
Due to its properties, it assists in the intestinal transit time and has relaxing effects that assure a feeling of tranquility and wellbeing.
Now learn some benefits of the herb that you should have at home!
To make lemongrass tea it is advised to use only its leaves, both dry and fresh because its the part of the plant that contains all the beneficial health properties.
- 3 tablespoons of lemongrass leaves;
- 1 cup of water.
Add the lemongrass leaves to the boiling water and allow it to stand for a few minutes, properly covered. Next, strain and drink 3 to 4 cups per day.
When consumed in high quantities, it can lead to a slower heart rate and low blood pressure.
Now that you know all the properties of the tea how about experiencing this and enjoy all the original properties of the herb?