Reduces Cancer Risk
The citral in lemongrass possess anticancer abilities against some cancer cell lines and help fight cancer. This occurs either by causing cell death directly or boosting your immune system so that the body is better able to fight-off cancer on its own.
Lemongrass contains contains several antioxidants, which help in scavenging free radicals in the body that may cause disease. Antioxidants of note are chlorogenic acid, isoorientin, and swertiajaponin. These antioxidants help inpreventing dysfunction of cells inside the coronary arteries.
Lemongrass helps in treating oral infections and cavities due to its antimicrobial properties specifically against Streptococcus mutans bacteria, which is most responsible for tooth decay.
Inflammation is a major reason leading to heart disease and stroke. According to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, two of the main compounds in lemongrass, citral and geranial, are thought to be responsible for its anti-inflammatory benefits.These compounds are said to help stop the release of certain inflammation-causing markers in your body.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pepper Mint plays a major role in safely alleviating the symptoms and improving the quality of life. According to recent researches it has been seen it is effective in children and adults alike.
Peppermint contains rosmarinic acid (also found in rosemary), which helps in reduction of inflammation-causing chemicals in people with asthma.
Oils extracted from peppermint has helped rapidly regressing tuberculosis inflammation & also help in preventing recurrences and exacerbation of the disease.
Dental Cavities and Bad Breath
Peppermint oil is an excellent alternative to the mouthwash chemicals in inhibiting the formation of biofilm formations leading to dental cavities.
For Clear Skin
Aloe vera acts as an important antioxidant besides helping in inculcating vitamins that help protect skin from today’s polluted & toxic air. It helps in protecting as well as repair of skin from harmful effects of UV radiations, and also help to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. The hydrating properties of aloe vera juice, help reduce the frequency and appearance of acne. It may also help reduce skin conditions like psoriasis and dermatitis.
With its high detoxing abilities, it plays an important role in detoxifying the liver. It acts as an excellent way in maintaining the a healthy liver. It helps in keeping the body adequately nourished & hydrated which ultimately leads to better functioning of the liver henceforth, it is considered ideal for liver because of its hydrating & rich phytonutrients.
With high water content, it helps in prevention & treatment of dehydration. A well hydrated body helps in detoxing by providing a way to purge & ultimately flush out impurities.
Aloe vera helps in maintaining sufficient water content in the intenstines which helps in stimulation of peristalsis & help pass stool normally.