Lemongrass (cymbopogon citratus) is considered one of the best medicinal plants in the world, and is often used in holistic medicine.
Lemongrass is great for teas and other beverages or in soups, sauces, stir fry and is especially great for Asian dishes!
Lemongrass Offers Numerous Health Benefits
Has a calming and relaxing sedative effect Eases headaches, joints and muscle pain
Helps with arthritis
Anti-inflammatory Anti Fungal
Aids in digestive disorders Supports oral health
Treats many diseases
Eases menstrual disorders
Used in lotions & deodorants
Helps to kill parasites
Treats bladder and urinary tract problems
Lemongrass Is A Great Bug Repellent
Lemongrass is also great as a mosquito repellent. Plant in your yard, in porch or patio planters, by the pool or driveway, as a first line of defense against bugs and mosquitos. It is a very fragrant plant. It is strong, yet pleasant citrusy scent humans love but mosquitoes hate.
You can even break off the leaves to rub on your skin (just make sure to test it on your skin first
They are also lovely garden plants and grow well seasonally in most climates
Lemongrass is an easy plant to grow at home n a planter on a patio, balcony or indoors.. It has a pretty bluish hue and full bushy strands add a punch of color when grown in pots.