Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Citratus
1. Fight against free radicals: Lemongrass contains several antioxidants, which can help scavenge free radicals in your body that may cause disease.
2. Anti-inflammatory properties: Lemongrass contains citral and geranial, which are thought to be responsible for many anti-inflammatory properties. This helps to prevent many diseases, including heart disease and stroke.
3. May reduce cancer risk: The citral in lemongrass is also thought to have potent anticancer abilities against some cancer cell lines.
4. Weight loss: Lemongrass tea is used as a detox tea to kick-start your metabolism and help you lose weight.
Avoid: Do not use it during pregnancy.