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Doctor insights on: Can You Eat Raw Lemon Grass

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What are the benefits of lemon grass tea?

Tastes great: Don't expect any obvious favorable or unfavorable health effects. I've had the stuff and like it. Everything has a complicated mix of biomolecules that can be listed by folks claiming something is a "superfood". If you're health-conscious, nothing you can eat and no pill you can take will do you so much benefit as simply staying physically fit. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink too much lemon grass tea?

Probably not: There is nothing in lemon grass tea which is harmful even in excess quantities. None of the "health benefits" attributed to this tea have been shown to be true, but it is a refreshing and tasty drink. ...Read more

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What to do if I want to know about lemon grass' effects on cancer?

What to do if I want to know about lemon grass' effects on cancer?

Talk to your doctor: It is more than likely that lemon grass has no effect on cancer.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is tea with lemon grass as an ingredient safe during pregnancy?

Is tea with lemon grass as an ingredient safe during pregnancy?

Nope: Several grasses make up lemon grass. It contains citral & myrcene which have been shown to cause harmful effects in pregnancy. Although the studies have shown harmful effects only in animal studies and in very high levels of consumption, a safe level has not been established and you should avoid it in pregnancy. Your OB can provide a safe list of teas you can take in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How accurate is it that lemon grass prompt cancer cells to commit suicide?

How accurate is it that lemon grass prompt cancer cells to commit suicide?

No: Apoptosis is cell suicide. Pretty much anything added in large quantity to a culture of cells can make them undergo apoptosis. This is the basis of several current cancer frauds. I would caution you against foregoing mainstream, evidence-based cancer treatment for one of these, or spending much money on lemon water or any other "supplementary" rx. ...Read more

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How safe is drinking lemon grass tea in the morning and chamomile tea every night?

How safe is drinking lemon grass tea in the morning and chamomile tea every night?

Herbal teas: In otherwise healthy people, these herbal teas are unlikely to cause any problems with regular daily use. However, some people who have allergies to certain weeds can have allergic reactions to chamomile. Since you are taking medications, it would be wise to consult with him/her to make sure there are no interactions. ...Read more

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How safe is psyllium husks every morning and chamomile tea every night and lemon grass tea ever 2 or 3 days?

How safe is psyllium husks every morning and chamomile tea every night and lemon grass tea ever 2 or 3 days?

Safe but: The chamomile tea and lemon grass tea are safe-but when taking psyllium in any form remember it is used as a stool softener and can work as a laxative. ...Read more

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Past two years IV been tasting sugar most of the time, LEMON tasted like sugar, I hate it, if I eat so much or eat choco, Sugar taste till tomorrow!

Past two years IV been tasting sugar most of the time, LEMON tasted like sugar, I hate it, if I eat so much or eat choco, Sugar taste till tomorrow!

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. Estrogen changes may cause changes in sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. It is a transient condition. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many lemon can I eat per day?? I eat about 6 lemon per day in tha morrning and befor bed..

How many lemon can I eat per day?? I eat about 6 lemon per day in tha morrning and befor bed..

Well balanced diet: While a diet high in fruits/vegetables is good, it needs to be a balanced diet. Please see http://www. Choosemyplate. Gov ...Read more

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Can I eat lemon during pregnancy?

Can I eat lemon during pregnancy?

Yes: It is fine to eat lemon during pregnancy. It is a good source of vitamin c. It may even help prevent your baby from having yellow skin (jaundice). However because lemons are acidic, it may cause reflux or stomach discomfort. If this happens, you should stop eating lemons. ...Read more

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