Lemongrass with the scientific name Cymbopobon, is a genus of Asian, African, Australian and tropical island plants in the grass family.
Benefits of lemon grass encompass several aspects of Health. Some of them are listed below.
LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
Lemon grass is a powerful source of potassium. Recent studies suggest that a diet rich in potassium is equally beneficial in lowering bloodpressure as a low sodium one.
Lemon grass with its 20% if daily value easily does this job.
Lemon grass contains 45% of the daily value of Iron.
Iron is an essential component of hemoglobin and is involved in the transport of oxygen to the tissues.
Deficiency of iron can lead to fatigue, irritability and shortness of breath.
Lemon grass with its substantial iron supply help the body achieve its desired energy requirements
SLOWS AGING PROCESS
Lemon grass is blessed with a powerful antioxidants. Vitamin C is one of them.
Vitamin C boosts the production of collagen. Collagen being the building block provides structural support to the tissues and prevents the development of signs of aging like fine lines, wrinkles etc.