Lemongrass, also called citronella, is a tall plant that can be used as a tea. Steeped in hot water, it leaves a lemony aroma and a refreshing citrus flavour in the mouth. Here’s how it could boost your life expectancy.
Cited in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, lemongrass contains several antioxidants.
Antioxidants can help scavenge free radicals in your body that can cause disease.
According to the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology at ACPM Dental College, in India, lemongrass showed antimicrobial properties.