What a beautiful day we have, another day to go out and make a difference. As you are out there, looking for your “ Urgent 2k” you should not forget to take care of your health. Health is wealth, and only a healthy person can be productive.

Today, as we all know, is Wellnesday, this article will make known to you the benefits of Lemongrass. So, just keep scrolling and enjoy yourself.

What is Lemongrass?

Lemongrass is a natural herb that has been used in cooking for a very long time. It’s distinctive for its citrusy, lemony flavor which is derived from the stalk of the plant.

Lemongrass is also known as citronella originates from the southern parts of India, it can be consumed in form of herbal teas, cocktails, and other refreshing beverages.

The essential oils got from lemongrass can prevent insect bites and repel mosquitoes. They can also be used in the treatment of poor digestion, pain, stomach ulcers, detoxification of the body, etc.

Asides from its delicious flavor, there are so many reasons to incorporate lemongrass into your diet.


  1. TREAT COUGH AND COLD SYNDROME; There are many remedies for cold and cough, Lemongrass is one of them and I can set it’s very effective. The herb contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which can help to decongest your airways and relieve your sore throat. So, if you have a cold or cough, lemon grass could serve as a remedy.
  2. COMBATS BODY ODOUR; it is often used in the cosmetic industry for manufacturing perfumes, deodorants, and cosmetics. It’s the ingredient used in the manufacture of deodorants to keep us smelling fresh for a long time. This is because of its cleansing and antibacterial properties.
  3. TREATS INFECTIONS; The price of various antiseptics keeps increasing, so why don’t you go for the one that won’t put a strain on your wallet and consider lemongrass. Thanks to its antifungal and antimicrobial properties, it can be used to treat a lot of infections like sores, scabies, ringworm, UTIs, etc.
  1. IMPROVES DIGESTION; Do you have trouble going to the bathroom or trouble keeping your food down? Lemongrass could serve as a solution. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it also aids in digestion and also helps in settling the stomach.
  2. FIXES CAVITIES; The antimicrobial properties of Lemongrass help to fight oral infections.

What does antimicrobial mean?

This is any substance that kills the growth of any micro-organisms.

A study was done on the essential oil lemongrass. This study showed that lemon grass tea can fight off any bacteria that lead to tooth decay.

Other benefits are;

It relieves anxiety, boosts your red blood cells, relieves bloating, relieves insomnia, detoxifies the body, etc.

A lemon grass tea a day can keep the doctor away.