Lemon grass is used as an herb in Asian dishes as well as a medicinal plant. Its oil is used as a natural pesticide (citronella) and as a disinfectant. It is often used as a tea to calm stomach cramps, ease fevers, treat respiratory problems, insomnia, aches, infections, rheumatism and edema. It is also used to maintain cholesterol levels, and to support the nervous and immune systems and healthy skin. It is also helpful in treating diabetes and rheumatism and as an energy booster.
Analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, febrifuge, fungicidal, insect repellent, nervine, sedative, stimulant, tonic
Price per serving cup: $0.17