Lemongrass

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus), a type of grass with a strong aroma of lemon, is used in many cuisines. It has a calming effect on your brain since it has compounds that mimic GABA, a natural nerve-relaxing chemical. This is how lemongrass could also help you sleep better. It also helps your liver by increasing theContinue reading “Lemongrass”

Ginger

Ginger (Zingibar officinale) is a crowd-pleaser not only for its characteristic spicy flavor but also the many favors it does the body. It’s known to quell morning sickness and ease motion sickness to some extent. It’s also had as a digestive aid since it increases peristalsis and expels gas. True to its fame as anContinue reading “Ginger”

Darjeeling Tea

Tea lovers across the world swear by the flavor of the Darjeeling tea (Camellia sinensis). But flavor’s not the only thing that makes it hot property. Darjeeling tea can make you feel calm and relaxed but also focused and alert at the same time, thanks to its L-theanine content. It increases alpha waves in theContinue reading “Darjeeling Tea”

Calendula

Calendula (Calendula officinalis) or pot marigold is a liver-friendly flowering herb with a large reserve of antioxidants. It supplies the liver with more glutathione, an antioxidant required in the second phase of detoxification in the liver as well as in preventing liver cell damage due to free radicals generated during the detox process. The antioxidant-richContinue reading “Calendula”