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Lemon Grass


Other Names: Lemon Grass, West Indian Lemon Grass, Citronella, Fevergrass, Gandhatrina, Cymbopogon Citratus
Traditional Usages: Medicine, Tea for Digestive Problems, Relieves Cramping Pain and Flatulence, Fever Reducing Herb, Arthritis and Rheumatic Pain, Lumbago, Neuralgia, Sprains, Ringworm, In Ayurvedic Medicine it is used for Intestinal Parasites, Stomach Complaints, Leprosy, Bronchitis and Fever, Body Odour, Difficult Menustruation, Anorexia
Resources: South India, Sri Lanka, Central and South America, Australia, US
Parts Used: Whole Plant, Leaves, Essential Oil
Herb Actions: Antiseptic, analgesic, antifungal, sedative
Health Warning: Do not take Lemon grass without professional supervision. Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


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