Lemongrass (Cymbopogon) should definitely be the new craze! One year it was pomegranate, another it was acai, and this year it seems to be coconut. I vote lemongrass next!
Lemongrass is a native plant of the Philippines and has a light, lemony scent and flavor, with a hint of ginger.
Lemongrass is antioxidant, anti-fungal, anti-microbial and contains vitamins A & C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and other small amounts of trace minerals.
Helps reduce blood pressure and improve blood circulation
Helps reduce cellulite
Calming to the central nervous system
Helps reduce flatulence
Anti-inflammatory & anti-cancer properties
It contains an antibacterial and anti fungal properties
It helps to detoxify the liver, pancreas, kidney, bladder and the digestive tract.
Boosts the immune system
Helps improve the skin by reducing acne and pimples
It helps tone the muscle and tissues