Lemon grass is also known as citronella and it is popular in Nigeria and other parts of the world. One of the best ways to take lemon grass is in tea. The tea made from lemon grass can help to promote good sleep and reduce stress.
According to Healthline, here are some health benefits of drinking lemon grass tea.
1) It can help to reduce the risk of cancer: Lemon grass contains antioxidants that can fight cancer cells and also boost the immune system. It can also be used during chemotherapy.
2) It can help to prevent ulcer: Lemon grass is very good for digestion and can also protect the lining of the stomach from damage. This can help to prevent gastric ulcers.
3) It can reduce menstrual cramps: Lemon grass contains enzymes that cools the body and soothes the stomach. This can help to relieve menstrual cramps.
4) It serves as a diuretic that can make you to urinate often. This will help to remove excess sodium from your body.