The Wonderful Attributes of Lemongrass

Lemongrass (cymbopogon citratus) is considered one of the best medicinal plants in the world, and is often used in holistic medicine.



Lemongrass is great for teas and other beverages or in soups, sauces, stir fry and is especially great for Asian dishes!

Lemongrass Offers Numerous Health Benefits


Has a calming and relaxing sedative effect Eases headaches, joints and muscle pain

Helps with arthritis

Mosquito repellant

Anti-inflammatory Anti Fungal

Aids in digestive disorders Supports oral health

Treats many diseases

Eases menstrual disorders

Used in lotions & deodorants

Helps diabetes

Helps to kill parasites

Reduces fever

Treats bladder and urinary tract problems



Lemongrass Is A Great Bug Repellent


Lemongrass is also great as a mosquito repellent. Plant in your yard, in porch or patio planters, by the pool or driveway, as a first line of defense against bugs and mosquitos. It is a very fragrant plant. It is strong, yet pleasant citrusy scent humans love but mosquitoes hate.

You can even break off the leaves to rub on your skin (just make sure to test it on your skin first


They are also lovely garden plants and grow well seasonally in most climates

Lemongrass is an easy plant to grow at home n a planter on a patio, balcony or indoors.. It has a pretty bluish hue and full bushy strands add a punch of color when grown in pots.




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