Lemongrass Tincture
Lemongrass Tincture
Lemongrass Tincture
Lemongrass Tincture

Lemongrass Tincture

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SKU: MK-0043

$10.00

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Description

Lemongrass helps with pain relief, bloating and cramping. It can also be used as an antibacterial and anti-fungal tincture. Helps aid digestion.*

Ingredients

  • Homegrown Mayernik Garden Lemongrass 
  • Grain Alcohol (50%)

Usage

A dropper full taken orally in water or tea.

About Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a plant which is widely known for its distinct lemon flavor and citrusy aroma. It is a tall perennial herb which comes from the grass family “Poaceae”. Its botanical name “Cymbopogon” is derived from the Greek words “kymbe” meaning boat and “pogon” meaning beard. It is a rough tufted plant with leaves that grows in thick bunches. It has two major species “Cymbopogon citratus” which is more suitable for cooking and “Cymbopogon flexuosus” which is used in manufacturing perfumes and creams because of its long shelf life.

Lemongrass is native to tropical parts of Southeast Asia such as India, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Burma where it has been used as flavoring for food and drinks. Because of its capability to reduce fever, lemongrass is called fever grass in some cultures. It has also been used to relieve issues of digestion, reduce body pains and eliminate harmful bacteria.

For many years now, lemongrass has been used for series of symptoms and other culinary purposes in different countries because of its antibacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal properties. In India, lemongrass is used as a medical herb and also in perfumes and soaps. The Brazilians have continuously used it for many years as a relief for anxiety and gastrointestinal disturbances. It is also used in China and the Caribbean to regulate blood pressure and help with indigestion problems. Lemongrass also consist of chemicals such as Citral, Citronella, Myrcene, Nerol, Terpinol, Limonene and Geraniol which all perform antibacterial, antiseptic, antioxidants and antiviral functions. It is called barbed wire grass, silky heads and oily grass across the globe.

Lemongrass Tincture Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lemongrass Tincture?

Lemongrass tincture is the extract derived from the combination of lemongrass and grain alcohol. It contains phytonutrients which helps to relieve symptoms of inflammation such as body pain and muscle stiffness by improving blood circulation. Lemongrass tincture contains Myrcene, a phytochemical which works as a site-specific pain reliever for the joints. Lemongrass tincture is also used as a menstruation regulator and because of its diuretic effect, helps with urination and water retention. It also contains citral, a chemical compound which is effective against the growth of cancer cells in the body system.

Is Lemongrass Tincture Good for Children?

Lemongrass tincture has a lot of health benefits for children. It is rich in vitamin A which helps to replenish and tone children's skin and also protects against acne and pimples in their adolescent years. Lemongrass tincture also works as an astringent and antiseptic which helps in killing germs and eliminating harmful bacteria in children. It also helps to detoxify their body system against infections. Lemongrass tincture also contains minerals such as calcium, magnesium and iron which are required for the proper growth and development of children's bones.

Is Lemongrass Tincture Good for Digestion?

Lemon grass tincture is a very good digestive aid for both adults and children. It helps in eliminating digestive problems such as stomach ache, diarrhea, gastro intestinal disorder, constipation and belching. It also helps in stimulating the bowels thereby improving digestion. A few drops taken before or after meals will allow for easy digestion of meals.

Is Lemongrass Tincture a Good Immune Booster?

Lemongrass tincture is recommended as a very good immune booster because it helps to strengthen the immune system. It helps in the absorption of nutrients and restoration of the vital systems which operates in the body. When the systems are strengthened, they will boost the immune system against diseases and bacterial infections. Lemongrass tincture also helps in the production of white blood cells and the regeneration of other cells. It contains folate and potassium which promotes cell division and cleanses the blood.

Is Lemongrass Tincture Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Even though lemon grass tea is good for pregnant women because it provides iron and folates to the body, it may not be completely safe to use as a tincture during pregnancy. This is because lemongrass tincture helps with increased menstrual flow and when taken by a pregnant woman, may cause miscarriage or excessive stomach ache. However, lemongrass tincture has galactagogic properties which promote the formation of milk in the breasts. Therefore, it can be taken by lactating mothers in moderate proportions.

Should I take Lemongrass Tincture Daily?

The nutritional and health benefits of lemongrass tincture are reasons why it can be used everyday. However, it should be taken in reasonable proportions to avoid allergic reactions. It is also advisable to consult a health professional before using lemongrass tincture especially during pregnancy or when receiving treatment for a particular health condition.