I made my day greener with sips and sips of sugar-free Lemon Grass Tea. Lemongrass herb (Cymbopogon citratus), also known as Fever Grass is loaded with antioxidants that are known to fight against certain cancers.
Drugs.com lists numerous medicinal uses for lemongrass but emphasizes more research is warranted to determine whether the herb is beneficial for any of them. However, some of the noted studies indicate potential antifungal and anti-cancer action, including skin cancer when lemongrass is applied topically. Other studies, such as one published in 1989 in “Lipids,” point to the potential cholesterol-lowering activity of lemongrass oil. (Livestrong)
Benefits of Lemongrass Oil. Lemongrass oil has analgesic (pain relieving/pain killer like aspirin), antimicrobial, antiseptic (kills germs), carminative, astringent, antipyretic, fungicidal, bactericidal, and antidepressant properties, making it one of the most versatile and health-promoting essential oils.