Lemon Grass for Insomnia or Sleeplessness

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Lemongrass received its name owing to the lemon- like fragrance it puts out from its leaves when crushed or boiled. It is a popular perennial grass, the leaves of which grow up to one metre long. Iti s cultivated in many countries for its fragrant leaves.


* To strengthen and give tone to the stomach.
* For expelling gases, flatulence and griping pains from the stomach and bowels.
* Gives tone and vitality to the body.
* Lowers the body heat.
* Prevents or cures spasms.
* Recommended in cases of vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, dysmenorrhoea, chronic rheumatism, sprains, and other painful affections.
* Corrects lumbago which is pain in the lumbar region of the back.
* Very useful for insomnia or sleeplessness.


* The extract from the leaves is to be taken internally with milk or as a herbal tea to take care of all the ailments listed under Medicinal use.


The leaves.


Normal Dosage For:

Adults: 4 or 5 cups a day.
Aged 6 to 9 years: 2 cups a day
Aged 2 to 5 years: 1 cup a day
1 to 2 years: 1/2 cup a day
Below 1 year: 1/4 or less cup a day

A Useful Table for Quick Measurements:
1 tbsp = 5 grams (green herb)
1 dessertspoon = 2 grams (dry herb)
1 teaspoon = 25 drops
1 cup = 16 tbsp
1 litre = 7 or 8 cups

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