Lemongrass, also called citronella, is a tall, stalky plant. It has a fresh, lemony aroma and a citrus flavor. It’s a common ingredient in Thai cooking and bug chasing. Lemongrass essential oil is used in aromatherapy to freshen the air, reduce stress, and uplift the mood. Lemongrass is also used as a folk remedy to promote sleep, relieve pain, and boost immunity.
One of the most popular ways to enjoy lemongrass is in tea. Keep reading to learn how drinking lemongrass tea may help deliver these potential health benefits. How to use To limit your risk of side effects, start with one cup daily. If you tolerate this well, you can drink more. Stop drinking the tea or cut back if you experience side effects.
To make lemongrass tea: Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 to 3 teaspoons fresh or dried lemongrass Steep for at least five minutes Strain the tea Enjoy hot or add ice cubes for iced lemongrass tea Cymbopogon, also known as lemongrass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, Cochin grass, Malabar grass, oily heads, citronella grass or fever grass, is a genus of Asian, African, Australian, and tropical island plants in the grass family. Some species (particularly Cymbopogon citratus) are commonly cultivated as culinary and medicinal herbs because of their scent, resembling that of lemons (Citrus limon).
The name cymbopogon derives from the Greek words kymbe (κύμβη, 'boat') and pogon (πώγων, 'beard') "which mean [that] in most species, the hairy spikelets project from boat-shaped spathes." Lemongrass and its oil are believed to possess therapeutic properties.
Premium Cymbopogon leaves make aromatic Lemongrass Herbal Tea. The finest Lemongrass (Wire grass, Cochin grass, Malabar grass, Citronella grass) available in this 100-gram (3.5 oz) bundle Lemongrass herbal tea is appreciated for its zest and serenity.
Herbal Lemongrass Tea smells nice.
Quality: Our herbal tea uses premium Cymbopogon leaves.
Each jar of lemongrass has 100 grams (3.5 ounces), plenty for tea.
Lemongrass tea (wire grass, Cochin grass, Malabar grass, Citronella grass) has several applications.
Relaxation is great with lemongrass.
Herbal Lemongrass Tea energizes. Let this Cymbopogon leaf infusion relax you.