Lemongrass is one of the healthiest herbal plant which is not much popular. Same as green tea, it can prepare lemongrass tea using trunk of the plant. However, this is not common as much as green tea and sometime it could difficult to find lemongrass tea from your nearest grocery shop. This drink gives you same or more benefits than green tea. If you fan of weight loss, then you know the advantage of green tea as a beverage. Then you can simply switch to lemongrass for more benefits or you could consume both one again another.
Effect of lemongrass for weight loss
This lemongrass tea can use as a detox tea early morning for kick-start your day and and it helps you weight loss. Research case studies revealed that lemongrass tea is a natural diuretic, if you drink plenty of it this could effect for loss some pounds. Basically you can replace this herbal drink with soft drinks and high sugar and sweetened drinks. By the way we don’t recommend lemongrass tea it self. Try to mix it with water or any other beverage as excess consumption could be cause for side effects. If you prepare lemongrass tea that is totally fine, we only not recommend high dose lemongrass per one serving.
Lemongrass tea for loss cholesterol
Research case study conduct in 2012 by participating 72 people. The participants had to drink either lemongrass tea or green tea. People who drank lemongrass experienced that lemongrass capable of drop systolic blood pressure and mile increase in diastolic blood pleasure. Moreover, they also maintained significantly lower heart rate than others.
The findings revealed that men with heart problems should consume lemongrass in moderation. This could help you to keep your heart rate and avoid dangerous drop or incensement of diastolic pressure.
How to make lemongrass tea?
- Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 to 3 teaspoons fresh or dried lemongrass.
- Steep for at least 5 minutes.
- Strain the tea.
- Enjoy hot or let it cool down and add ice cubes for iced lemongrass tea.
If you don’t like lemongrass tea, try to cook with it. Add some pieces of trunk to your soup or curry. It will give you one of the most fabulous smell, taste and some other benefits.