Put 1 teaspoon (2 gram) of Loose Tea in a cup. Pour boiling water into the cup. Cover the cup and let it steep for three to four minutes. Strain and serve. Preferred without milk.
Lemongrass also known as Cymbopogon Citratus is an herb which belongs to the grass family of Poaceae. It is well known and utilized for its distinct lemon flavor and citrusy aroma. Lemongrass contains antioxidants, flavonoids and phenolic compounds such as luteolin, glycosides, quercetin, kaempferol, elimicin, catecol, chlorogenic acid, and caffeic acid, all of which help in providing an impressive range of medicinal aids. The main component of lemongrass is lemonal or citral, which has anti-fungal and antimicrobial qualities.Ingredients:
Pure Organic Lemongrass Leaves.
Here's a list of some of the amazing benefits of Organic Lemongrass Leaves
HOUSE OF NUTRITION: Lemongrass is a good source of vitamins A and C, folate, folic acid, magnesium, zinc, copper, iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and manganese.
HELPS DIGESTION: Lemongrass has antiseptic compounds that effectively kill bad bacteria and parasites in the digestive tract and repopulate the good bacteria in the colon. This in turn helps treat digestive health problems like indigestion, constipation, heartburn, bloating and cramps. Plus, lemongrass has antimicrobial properties that help relieve gastroenteritis.
CONTROLS CHOLESTEROL: The anti-cholesterol and anti-atherosclerosis action of lemongrass helps reduce the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine. Plus, it helps in the oxidation of LDL-cholesterol in the blood, which in turn helps prevent atherosclerotic plaque buildup. The high potassium content in lemongrass also helps lower and regulate blood pressure.
CLEANSES & DETOXIFIES: Lemongrass tea helps cleanse and detoxify the body. The diuretic nature of lemongrass helps remove toxins, uric acid and bad cholesterol from the body by increasing the frequency and quantity of urination. Plus, the cleansing properties of this herbal tea help purify the liver, kidneys, bladder and pancreas. It also plays a key role in increasing blood circulation, which is important for overall health.
HEALS COLD & FLU: Lemongrass has antibacterial and anti fungal properties that help your body cope with coughs, fever and other cold and flu symptoms. Plus, it is loaded with vitamin C that boosts your immune system to fight the infection.
The brewing of Organic Lemongrass Leaves:
You can brew the tea by steeping one teaspoon of dried lemongrass in a cup of hot water for about 4-5 minutes. Strain, add any desired sweetener and your tea is ready.