Lemongrass is used for treating digestive tract spasms, stomachache, high blood pressure, convulsions, pain, vomiting, cough, achy joints (rheumatism), fever, the common cold, and exhaustion. It is also used to kill germs and as a mild astringent.
Lemongrass might help prevent the growth of some bacteria and yeast. It also contains substances that are thought to relieve pain, reduce fever, stimulate the uterus and menstrual flow, and have antioxidant properties.
- 3 grams (0.11 oz) for single serving (8 fl oz cup or Gaiwan)
- 5 grams (0.18 oz) for pot serving (16 fl oz pot)
- Boiling Water
- 4 minutes
- Increase steeping time for multiple infusions.
- Brew on 4 fl oz water for 3 minutes to serve iced.