We offer 100% Certified Organic c/s Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus).
The tingling, delicate citrus of lemongrass makes it a culinary favorite all over the world, especially in Asia. But it is also a most healing herb, and used for joint support, high cholesterol, for sleep and relaxation, infections and to improve eyesight. It is also used extensively in herbalism as a digestive tonic, helpful for improving digestion and easing digestive discomforts and gas. It is said to promote a deeper quality of sleep as well as to relax and as a calming herbal tea for stress. Combines exceptionally in many herbal teas, try our blend of kinkeliba/seh-haw & lemongrass for a relaxing sleep aid that is also a delicious digestive for fatty and greasy meals. Burn lemongrass or make balms for a natural, pleasantly fresh smelling insect repellant.
Laboratory studies have shown cytoprotective, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties as well as anti-fungal properties. Citronellol, which is thought to possess antihypertensive properties, is an essential oil constituent from Cymbopogon citratus, and has been shown lower blood pressure in animals by a direct effect on the vascular smooth muscle leading to vasodilation. In a small randomized controlled trial, an infusion made from Cymbopogon citratus was used as an inexpensive remedy for the treatment of oral thrush in HIV/AIDS patients.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.