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6 Health Benefits You Can Get From Drinking Lemon Grass Tea & How To Make It (Photos)

Lemon grass is a herb that is used for so many purposes. Lemon grass is relatively unpopular and as a result many people do not know about the health benefits they can derive from consuming the herbal tea made from lemon grass.

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Lemon grass is used to add fragrance to hygiene products like deodorants and soap because of its appealing flavour.

Lemon grass is also a primary ingredient in some herbal teas. Drinking herbal tea made from lemon grass has several health benefits.

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Here Are Six Health Benefits Lemon Grass Tea

1. It Helps To Lower Cholesterol Levels: having high cholesterol is dangerous because, it can clog the arteries which can lead to heart attack or, stroke. 

However, according to a research published in the advanced pharmaceutical technology & research, the extracts from lemon grass which includes lemon tea helps to lower the cholesterol levels of a person.

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2. It Helps To Relieve anxiety: according to Merriem Webster dictionary, anxiety means fear or nervousness about something that might happen.

Lemon Grass has certain properties which may help to relieve anxiety which means that drinking lemon grass tea may help to reduce anxiety.

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3. It Improves Oral Health: oral health has to do with mouth health and mouth health here includes; teeth, gums, tongue etc.

Studies have shown that, eating lemon grass or, drinking lemon grass tea prevents certain bacteria that causes cavities in the teeth from growing. Also, lemon grass helps to keep the mouth feeling clean.

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4. It May Help To Relieve Insomnia: a person is said to have insomnia when they are unable to sleep. Insomnia is dangerous because, it can cause sleep deprivation which can lead to so many health problems.

However, lemon grass contains certain sedative compounds which can induce sleep. In addition to these sedative properties, lemon grass also helps to relax the nerves and muscles which can also help an insomniac to sleep.

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5. It Helps To Fight Staphylococcus Aureus: staphylococcus is a bacterial infection. Lemon grass has compounds like phenols and essential oils which are instrumental in fighting the staphylococcus aureus infection.

Apart from the health benefits mentioned above, lemon grass may also help to relieve pain, prevent infection, etc. 

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How To Make Lemon Grass Tea.

To make lemon grass tea, simply boil a cup of water, then pout the boiled water into the lemon grass and leave it for about five minutes. After five minutes drain the lemon grass from the cup and your lemon grass tea is ready.

Although there is no known dosage, some medical experts have advised people not to drink more than one cup of lemon grass tea daily.

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