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Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-bacterial qualities
Detoxifying effects
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
Relieves PMS
Relieves arthritis

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 5; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 1.2g; Fiber:0g Sugars: 0g; Protein: 0.1g; Potassium: 1%; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 2%DV

Did You Know?

  • Lemongrass aids in treating several disorders of the nervous system such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, convulsions, nervousness, vertigo, shaking limbs etc
  • The leaves and tender roots of lemon grass are used to flavor a variety of fish and poultry dishes
  • Lemon grass is used as a remedy to treat ague, fevers, and colds in the Caribbean

Ways to Eat:

  • Boiled into a tea
  • Baked

Farming Trivia:

  • Common names for lemon grass include lemongrass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, fever grass or Hierba Luisa
  • Lemongrass is native to India and used in many of their cuisines
  • In the Caribbean lemon grass is known as Fever Grass.  

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.