5 Health Benefits of Lemongrass

Karina Yunita    •    16 September 2016 20:09 WIB
5 Health Benefits of Lemongrass
Illustration (Photo: Antara/Sahrul Manda)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Lemongrass is commonly found in Indonesian cuisine. It is used as natural flavor enhancer.

Here are the health benefits of lemongrass:

1. Easing menstrual cramps
Drink lemongrass juice to ease menstrual cramps.

2. Antioxidants
Lemongrass contains antioxidants which can kill cancer cells.

3. Whitening teeth
Mash lemongrass to extract the oil. Rub your teeth with a mix of lemongrass oil and charcoal.

4. Treating stomach bloating
Lemongrass can reduce acid in the stomach.

5. Easing tooth pain.
The plant can lighten the tooth pain. Gargle with lemongrass juice.