Lemongrass is a perennial plant, about 60 cm high, with an intoxicating scent that most closely resembles lemon. The above-ground part of the plant is used for treatment. It is harvested before or during flowering. Dry in a warm and sunny place. In addition to the essential oil, the medicinal plant lemon balm contains phenolic acids, flavonoids and other ingredients.
Lemongrass has been known for its healing properties since ancient times as an excellent natural remedy that strengthens and revives the heart, against night terrors and depression. Lemon balm cleanses the blood, removes mood and sadness and has a beneficial effect on the work of internal organs. So who wants to cheer up the heart and spleen, let him drink lemon balm tea.
Lemon balm stimulates hormonal activities, so it is recommended for thyroid problems. Scientific research indicates that lemon balm extract has an effect on immunoglobulin in patients with Graves’ disease, and has an antithyroid effect in thyroid disease. In combination with other herbs, lemon balm is used to treat asthma, headaches, stomach and uterine cramps, stomach ailments, respiratory diseases, chronic bronchitis, migraines, bloating, fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, weakness.
In combination with valerian, cumin and thyme, lemon balm is used for heart spasms of angina pectoris.
However, the lemon balm plant is best known as a natural remedy against mental problems, namely depression, anxiety (fear), tension and other disorders caused by stress. It is a particularly good natural remedy against fears and fears of diseases (hypochondria). For the treatment of mental disorders, lemon balm can be combined with other medicinal plants that have a similar effect, such as valerian, chamomile, lavender.
The best effect in the treatment is achieved if a fresh plant is used, and its effect will first be felt in the digestive organs. We should not forget that lemon balm is an excellent natural remedy against bloating.
Lemongrass essential oil is very rare and expensive, so it is difficult to find quality, otherwise it has a beneficial effect on rapid heartbeat, insomnia, fear and stomach problems.
Lemon balm tea
Lemongrass tea is prepared very simply by pouring one small spoon of this plant with 2 dl of boiling water, then cover and leave it to stand for only 5 minutes. Then strain and drink two to three times a day.