Lemongrass properties and effects

Zitronengras-Eigenschaften und Wirkung

IIn this article we dedicate ourselves to the lemongrass properties. If you would like to learn more about the origin, the cultivation and the cooperation with the farmers, you have the opportunity to inquire in detail in the following article.
In addition, you can find our short documentation on YouTube.


The bushy shrug can easily reach 2 meters in diameter and Halbe me to 1.5 meters. The stalk leaves are packed with ethereal oils that flow through the known zitrus scent. When passing by alone without touching a leaf, the fragrance is clearly perceptible. It differs from that of a lemon, however, has similarities. We describe him as a zitrus-Artig. It is reminiscing of a sauna cast or mosquito. The smell of lemon grass is anything but pleasant for mosquitoes. In the tea brewed a fresh, gentle zitrus flavor of the very good with the herbal note of Guayusa is harmonized. A slight sweetness also resonates in the first minutes of the drawing time. The longer the drawing time, the lower this note becomes.

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Lemongrass and Guayusa Taste


As with most of the natural remedies, no specific health statement can be made about lemon grass. However, there are some exciting studies suggesting that lemon grass, e.g. high blood pressure, infections, headaches, abdominal pain, fever and infections. There are over 50 different varieties of which are used especially 2 in Ecuador. One is described as reassuring and the other as energizing. For our Guayusa Tea with lemon grass we have therefore chosen, of course, the invigorating acting-


The lemon-grade oil and the plant itself contains a lot of vitamin A and/or Provitamin A (β-carotene), flavonoids, antioxidants, terpenes and phenole.Vitamin A is an important building block for our body in the formation and development of cells and tissues. In addition, it plays an important role in the ability to see bright and dark. Antioxidants protect our cells from oxidative damage. For this you will find separately articles in our blog.

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Guauysa with Lemongrass Lemon grass flavor


Our goal is after and after more and more plants from the forest gardens with Guayusa in order to create a more stable income for farmers and to support our afforestation projects. The taste of both plants harmonize excellently. It is not a citrus flavor that is too penetrant, which often predominates in aromattics, but rather a gentle refreshing. Both plants have an invigorating effect. Our "Lemongras" variety is therefore perfectly suited as an energizing companion for your day. The mixing ratio between Guayusa and lemon grass is very balanced, which makes the variety approx. Half as intense as PURE.

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