Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citracus)

Definition:Chinese medicinal practitioners use lemon grass to treat colds, abdominal distress and headaches. It is also considered a blood cleanser and a good remedy for fevers. Lemon grass helps to expedite the removal of mucus from the body during infections.
Applications:Colds, digestive upsets and fever.
Scientific Updates:Lemon grass is reputed to slow the discharge of mucus, as well as reduce mucus discharge in respiratory conditions, due in part to its astringent properties.

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