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Lemon Grass Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Repertory
General Name
Lemon Grass
English Name
Lemon Grass, West Indian Lemon Grass
Botanical Name
Cymbopogon Citratus, Andropogon Citratus
Hindi Name
Gandhatrina, Agiya
Chinese Name
Xiang Mao

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Taste of
Lemon Grass

Parts Used

Whole Plant, Essential Oil, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass oil should not be used on small children.
It should not be taken if pregnant since it has uterine stimulating properties.
To avoid irritation dilute Lemon Grass oil in a carrier oil before application.
Use small amount for a limited time.
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Description

Lemon Grass is a grass.
It is perennial.
It grows in warm, temperate, tropical climates.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Indigestion.

 

Common Names

 
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Materia Medica for Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass General

The hindi name of Lemon Grass is Gandhatrina. It is associated with the Poaceae family. Lemon Grass is native to India and is widely used in the asian cuisine.

Lemon grass is an antiseptic herb. It is used in treating Staph Infections and combating Skin Infections. It is an effective wound wash. It is a natural insect repellent. It prevents the development of insect borne diseases.

Lemon Grass is an aromatic herb. It possesses antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. It controls the problem of excessive sweating. It kills the microorganisms which cause body odor.

Lemon grass helps in stimulating metabolism in the body. It prevents the accumulation of unwanted fats. It tones the body system and combats Obesity.

The antihyperlipidemic and anticholesterolemic properties are useful in regulating the levels of Cholesterol in the body. Lemon grass reduces the LDL cholesterol and keeps the level of triglycerides under control. Lemongrass promotes the smooth flow of blood through the arteries and blocks the build up of lipids in the blood vessels.

Lemon Grass is a diuretic herb. It flushes out harmful toxins from the body. Lemon Grass is a diuretic herb, it reduces the level of uric acid in the body.
It fights against the cancer cells without damaging the normal cells. The antioxidants present in lemon grass prevent free radical damage and lower the risk of Cancer.

Lemon Grass is good herbal remedy in treating Gastrointestinal Disorders. It improves the bowel functions and stimulates digestion. It destroys the bad bacteria and parasites in the digestive tract.

The analgesic action of lemon grass relieves from Migraine pain and Headache. The phytonutrients found in lemon grass improve blood circulation and alleviate Spasms, Sprains and Cramps.

Lemon Grass is a Skin toner. It strengthens the skin tissues and reduces irritation. It cures the problem of Acne.

Caution: Consult a doctor before consuming it.
Keywords: Obesity, Cancer, Stomach Problems, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Pain, Headache, Migraine, Spasms, Cramps, Sprains, Acne.
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Lemon Grass for Pain

Oil is used for several types of pain. Apply it on the affected part twice a day.

Lemon Grass for Fever

Boil grass in water. Inhale the vapour thrice a day.
Or crush the leaves. Boil one teaspoon in a glass of water. Have it twice a day.

Lemon Grass for Colic

Take 2 drops of oil with sugar. Repeat it after every 2 hours.

Lemon Grass for Vomiting

Take 2 drops of oil with sugar. Repeat it after every 2 hours.

Lemon Grass for Neuralgia

Take the grass. Add Margosa oil. Warm it for half minute. Apply on the affected area.

Lemon Grass for Rheumatism

Take the grass. Add Margosa oil. Warm it for half minute. Apply on the affected area.

Lemon Grass for Sprains

Take the grass. Add Margosa oil. Warm it for half minute. Apply on the affected area.

Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) as Analgesic

Mix Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) Oil with any other essential oil.
Use as a Liniment for Body Pains, Rheumatism, and Sprains.

Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) for Emphysema

Cut 2 blades of Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ). Put in a cup of boiled water and cover. Strain it after 10 minutes. Drink it twice a day.

Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) for Poor Blood Circulation

Massage a few drops of Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) oil on the affected areas to improve Blood Circulation.

Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) for Ringworms

Put few drops of the Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) essential oil in warm water.
Wash the affected area with this water.
OR : Boil Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) in some water for 5-7 minutes.
Use it as a compress.

Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) for Athlete's Foot

Prepare Lemon Grass tea. Drink twice a day. Keep the used tea bag on the affected area.
OR : Boil Lemongrass in some water.
Use it as a wash or compress.

Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) for Flatulence

Crush the leaves. Boil one teaspoon in a glass of water. Have it twice a day.
OR : Make a Lemon Grass tea flavored with some Ginger.
Add sugar for taste and drink.

Lemon Grass for Hair Fall

Boil 1 to 2 teaspoons dried powder of Lemon Grass in 200 ml of water for 10 minutes. Rinse your hairs with it after shampooing.

Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) for Pulmonary Embolism

Simmer Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) leaves in 150 ml of water for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain off this decoction. Daily Consumption is effective to prevent Pulmonary Embolism.

Lemon Grass for High Cholesterol

Lemon Grass is Anti-hypercholesterolemic and anti-hyperlipidemic in nature. It improves the blood flow in the blood vessels and reduces the risk of Heart diseases. It prevents the deposition of plaque inside the Arteries. This reduces the risk of Atherosclerosis.
Boil some Lemon grass in water and have a cup of decoction every day.

Lemon Grass as Detoxificant

Lemon Grass is diuretic in nature. It flushes the toxins from the body and cleanse the Kidneys and Liver.
Have a cup of Lemon Grass tea every day.

Lemon Grass for Cancer

The anitcancer properties of Lemon Grass prevents the growth of abnormal cells. It has shown good effects in treating cancer of Skin, Liver and Breast.
Make a deoction of Lemon Grass and have 1 cup every day.

Lemon Grass For MRSA Infection

Lemon Grass holds antibiofilm character. It prevents the bacterial growth and infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
Have a cup of Lemon Grass tea every day or Apply Lemon Grass paste on the affected area in case of external symptoms.

Lemon Grass for Stomach Disorders

Lemon Grass fights against the growth of E.coli in the intestines and other bacteria also. This improves the digestion and treat Stomach diseases like Diarrhea, Constipation, Flatulence, Gastrointestinal Disorders and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Boil some Lemon Grass in water for 5 to 10 min. Have a cup of tea every day.

Lemon Grass for Insomnia

Lemon Grass is sedative in nature which induces sleep. It provides a soothing effect on the nerves and reduces nervous tension. This is a good factor to reduce stress also.
Prepare a cup of Lemon Grass tea and have it every day.

Lemon Grass for Respiratory Ailments

Lemon Grass is rich in Vitamin C. This helps in treating Respiratory diseases like, Cold, Cough, Flu and Asthma.
It is beneficial in case of blockage in the air ways.
Boil some Lemon Grass in water and inhale the vapors. Do it 3 to 4 times in a day.

Lemon Grass for Skin Infections

The antiseptic properties of Lemon Grass helps to treat Skin Infections. Make a paste of Lemon Grass and apply on the affected area. Regular application shows good effects.

Lemon Grass for Urinary Tract Infections

The antimicrobial factor of Lemon Grass prevents the growth of yeast and microorganisms in the Body. It is beneficial in treating Urinary Tract Infections and Candidiasis.

Lemon Grass for Obesity

Lemon Grass is diuretic in nature. This prevents the accumulation of extra fat in the body.
Have a cup of Lemon Grass tea every day.

Lemon Grass for Edema

Lemon Grass is good for water retention. It is diuretic in nature which also helps to eliminate the toxins from the Body.
Have a cup a of Lemon Grass tea every day.
 
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Herbal Treatment For Bloating 1

Take 2-3 slices of Ginger ( Adrak in India ) , a pinch of Cinnamon ( Dalchini in India ), 1/2 tsp of Fennel ( Saunf in India ) seeds. Boil them in water. Add Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina in India ). Again boil for 5 minutes. Strain. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Mosquito Bite Repellant 1

Mix the oils of Citronella, Lemongrass, Peppermint, and Vanilla. Add a few drops of this mixture to a carrier oil. Apply to exposed parts.
This oil is more potent than chemical Insect repellants available in the market.
It is safe for you, your children, and your pets.
Please ask you doctor before using it.

Herbal Treatment For Insect Repellent 1

Mix the oils of Lemongrass, Peppermint, and Vanilla. Add a few drops of this mixture to a carrier oil. Apply to exposed parts.
This oil is more potent than chemical Insect repellants available in the market.
It is safe for you, your children, and your pets.
Please ask you doctor before using it.

Herbal Treatment For Fatigue 9

Take One teaspoon of each Lobelia ( Narasam ) and Skullcap.
Mix half teaspoon of Lemongrass ( Gandhatrina ) and infuse in a cup of hot water for 15 minutes.
Drink Luke warm.
It relaxes your tense muscles.

Herbal Treatment For Digestive Disorders 4

Infuse Lemongrass ( Gandhatrina in India ), Fennel Seed ( Saunf in India ) and Fresh Ginger ( Adrak in India ) in a cup of boiling water.
Steep for 8-10 minutes in a covered pan.
strain and drink hot after dinner.

Herbal Treatment For Stress 2

Mix some Lemon Grass oil with the essential oil of Lavender.
Put few drops of this mixture in your warm bathing water.
Take a bath to revitalize your body and relieve Stress.

Herbal Treatment For Heavy Menstrual Bleeding 5

Prepare a glass of Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) tea, by boiling the fresh leaves of Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) into a glass of water for 10 minutes. Add a half teaspoon of Blackstrap Molasses in prepared Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) tea. Drink this mixture twice a day, once in the morning and once before going for sleep.

Herbal Treatment For Arthritis 26

Melt 1 cup of Coconut oil in a pan. Add 4 tablespoons of Turmeric powder, 4 tablespoons of Cayenne Pepper, and 1 ounce of dried Lemon Grass into the Coconut oil. Cook for 4 hours and then remove from the heat. Allow it to get cool. Strain it off with cheesecloth. Store in an airtight container. Apply this ointment to the painful joint areas.

Herbal Treatment For Asthma 44

Boil 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) in 150 ml of water. Put a half piece of Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) stick in this decoction. Simmer it for 10 minutes. Strain it off. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of Lemon ( Nimboo ) juice. Stir it well. Drink it regularly for treating Asthma.
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Queries on Lemon Grass
Ezenne ifeoma ( Nigeria /Anambra )
14 Sep 2017
Am suffering from staphylococcus aureus how can i prepared lemongrass for it
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