7 unexpected benefits of lemongrass that people should know
Lemongrass not only helps to increase the flavor of dishes, but also brings many great benefits to your health. The natural ingredients contained in this material not only help detoxify the body, support the treatment of depression, menstrual disorders, but also prevent cancer.
Let’s move on to the benefit of lemongrass with LKS, the orbital pharmaceutical and farming products supplier coming from Vietnam.
Ecological characteristics of lemongrass
Lemongrass is a shrub that grows in the form of a bush, perennial with a trunk of 1 to 1.5 m high. The plant has bluish-white or purplish-white rhizomes. The leaf blade is about 1 m long, narrow, with tightly woven sheaths. The edges of the leaves are slightly rough to the touch, and the scent is pleasant. The leaf sheath is hairless but has longitudinal stripes. Flowers grow in clusters of many flowers but without stalks.
Java lemongrass: grows in the form of a bush with a body about 2 m high. The root stem is pink or purple-red. The roots grow strong and go deep into the ground, about 20–25 cm. Leaves are oblong, green, with rough edges. At maturity, the leaves droop about 2/3 of the leaf blade with the leaf sheaths tightly entwined, enclosing the sentence. Flowers grow in upright clusters.
Lemongrass: originated in India, was imported, and is now grown in all provinces of Vietnam, particularly in the Central Highlands and Southeast.
Lemongrass Java: Originating from the Indonesian island of Java, this can now be found in countries such as India, China, Thailand, Madagascar, etc.
Parts are used, collected, and processed.
Stems and leaves are usable.
Harvest: Harvest all year round.
Processing: Use it fresh, so just pick it up, wash it, and use it.
Lemongrass has main components such as citronella, citra, geraniol, and citronellol.
Lemongrass is not only a delicious spice but also has many other uses, such as supporting weight loss, helping to prevent cancer, ...
Some studies show that each 100g of lemongrass contains up to 24,205 micrograms of beta-carotene, which is a powerful antioxidant. The compound citral has the ability to destroy cancer cells.
Lemongrass has numerous advantages.
May help lower blood pressure.
If you are experiencing high blood pressure, experts recommend drinking a glass of lemongrass juice to help lower your blood pressure. Because lemongrass has essences that support blood circulation and are good for people with high blood pressure problems.
Uses lemongrass to help relieve pain.
Lemongrass essential oil is used as aromatherapy for muscle pain, joint pain when used in essential oil lamps. Some people also apply lemongrass or lemongrass essential oil directly to the painful area to treat headaches, stomach pain, abdominal pain, and muscle pain.
Lemongrass has the ability to help the body eliminate uric acid and unwanted toxic substances, so it will help detoxify the liver, digestive system, pancreas, kidneys, and bladder. Lemongrass also has a purifying effect on the body by increasing the amount and frequency of urination.
Use 10 lemongrass branches to wash, smash and put in a pot with a few slices of fresh lemon, bringing it to a boil. After the water boils, filter the water and wait for the water to cool, then add honey. Drinking this water early in the morning will help burn excess fat and promote metabolism. So it will support weight loss.
The use of lemongrass helps disinfect the skin.
According to a study published in the Brazilian Journal, scientists used lemongrass to treat staph infections and found that lemongrass's potential antiseptic properties. They were more effective than antibiotics and streptomycin.
When used as a cleanser or applied to the skin, it is also effective against many types of skin infections or infected sores. You can cure tinea capitis with lemongrass by soaking your feet in a bath of water (3-4 drops of lemongrass oil and 2-3 liters of warm water) for 15-20 minutes.
Lemongrass is also an indispensable ingredient in the cosmetic industry because it has many benefits for the skin. Lemongrass essential oil improves skin quality, such as reducing acne and pimples. It also has the effect of toning the muscles and tissues in the body.
The lemongrass supplier directs exports from Vietnam
On July 28, 2017, LKS 360 IMPORT & EXPORT TRADING COMPANY LIMITED (LKS 360 CO., LTD) was formally founded in Vietnam.
In our more than 9 years of operation, LKS 360 has improved its technology and broadened its selection of plants. We specialize in producing and cultivating crops like coffee, pepper, coconuts, lemongrass, shallot, and others, as well as selling healthcare and medical supplies (gloves, masks, surgical items, orbital pharmaceutical , etc.). We export a wide range of farming products such as fruits, vegetables, and field crops.
LKS 360 Co., Ltd. not only services the regional Asian market, but we have also increased our global commerce. In the US and EU markets, our products currently serve billions of clients.