WHAT IS LEMONGRASS USED FOR?
Lemongrass is used as a folk remedy to promote sleep, relieve pain, and boost immunity. It also contains several antioxidants, which can help scavenge free radicals in your body that may cause disease. Antioxidants of note are chlorogenic acid, isoorientin, and swertiajaponin. These antioxidants may help prevent dysfunction of cells inside your coronary arteries.
Active Constituents of Lemongrass
Myrcene, Citral, Citronellal, Geranyl Acetate, Nerol, Geraniol, and Limonene.
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