New Delhi,October 19 :Lemongrass, also known as fever grass, is a perennial plant with thin, long leaves that is indigenous to many Asian countries. It smells like lemon, but it tastes milder and sweeter.
Health benefits of lemon grass :
1. Good for your abdomen : It helps overcome indigestion, abdominal pain,colds,intestinal cramps and diarrhea.
2. Relieves pain : useful in treating infections of the stomach,intestines, urinary tract and wounds.
3. Fights cancer : A component called citral found in lemongrass causes apoptosis in cancer cells without damaging healthy cells. Simply put, it causes the cancer cells to commit suicide.