Daily Essentials: Lemongrass


Lemongrass is an herb that is native to the Philippines. Philippine local farmers such as Piknikan Garden in Pangasinan grow lemongrass.

Lemongrass is also a common ingredient in Filipino cooking and teas.

In a 2015 study,  it suggests that drinking lemongrass tea infusions daily for 30 days can increase hemoglobin concentration, packed cell volume, and red blood cell count in the body.

Also, Lemongrass is known for its diuretic propeties and beneficial for cases of water retention and bloating,

( Source: Medical News Today)

Benefits of Lemongrass

1. Relieving anxiety

2. Lowering cholesterol

3. Preventing infection

4. Boosting oral health

5. Relieving pain

6. Boosting red blood cell levels

7. Relieving bloating