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East-Indian Lemon Grass

Scientific name of East-Indian Lemon Grass: Cymbogon Flexuosus

Name of East-Indian Lemon Grass in different languages:-

 English: Cochin Grass, Malabar Grass

 Sanskrit: Karpporatruna

 Hindi: Suganth Truna

 Malayalam: Enchipullu-ഇഞ്ചിപ്പുല്ല്

Useful plant parts of East-Indian Lemon Grass: Whole plant

Plant description:-

Lemon grass is a perennial, commonly found in rocky hilly areas, leaves are  the useful part, length up to 1m,  freshly cut leaves can distillate to get oil, which is useful to making medicines.

Medicinal uses:

Using as a painkiller, used to prepare antiseptic lotions, to treat stress-related disorders.

Chemical content: Anti-fungal, anti-microbial properties, antiseptic

How to prepare medicines:

Extract oil by distillation of the whole plant

Ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-

Baladhatryadi Thailam

Chandanbala Laxadi Oil

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