Lemon Grass Plant

Regular price Rs. 225.00
Sale price Rs. 225.00 Regular price Rs. 775.00
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Lemon Grass Plant

Lemon Grass Plant

Regular price Rs. 225.00
Sale price Rs. 225.00 Regular price Rs. 775.00
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Know Your Plant

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a versatile herb known for its lemony fragrance and flavor. It is commonly used in cooking, herbal teas, and aromatherapy. Here are some tips for caring for lemongrass:

  1. Light: Lemongrass requires plenty of sunlight. Place it in a location that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight each day. If growing indoors, choose a sunny spot near a window.

  2. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot. Ensure proper drainage by using well-draining soil.

  3. Temperature: Lemongrass thrives in warm climates. It prefers temperatures between 21°C to 35°C. If growing outdoors, it can tolerate mild frost but may require protection during colder months.

  4. Soil: Plant lemongrass in well-draining soil with a pH range of 6.0 to 7.5. Sandy or loamy soil with good organic matter content is ideal. You can amend heavy soil with compost to improve drainage.

  5. Fertilization: Lemongrass is a relatively low-maintenance plant and doesn't require heavy fertilization. However, you can provide a balanced, slow-release fertilizer once or twice during the growing season to promote healthy growth.

  6. Pruning: Regular pruning helps maintain the plant's shape and encourages fresh growth. Cut back any dry or dead leaves, as well as any flower stalks that appear. Trim the plant to about 6 inches above the ground during late winter or early spring to promote new growth.

  7. Harvesting: Harvest lemongrass by cutting the stalks close to the ground. Select the thicker, more mature stalks for use in cooking. Avoid removing more than one-third of the plant's foliage at a time to ensure its continued health.

  8. Propagation: Lemongrass can be propagated from stalks. Take a fresh stalk and place it in a glass of water. Roots will start to develop within a few weeks. Once roots are established, you can transfer the stalk to a pot with well-draining soil.

Benefits

  1. Culinary uses: Lemongrass is widely used in various cuisines, especially in Southeast Asian and Indian cooking. It adds a citrusy and refreshing flavor to dishes and is commonly used in soups, curries, stir-fries, marinades, and herbal teas. It can be used fresh, dried, or in the form of essential oil.

  2. Digestive health: Lemongrass has been traditionally used to support digestive health. It possesses antimicrobial properties that may help in combating certain bacteria and parasites in the digestive system. It can also aid in reducing gas, bloating, and indigestion.

  3. Antioxidant properties: Lemongrass contains compounds such as citral, luteolin, and chlorogenic acid, which possess antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals and oxidative stress, potentially reducing the risk of chronic diseases.

  4. Anti-inflammatory effects: Lemongrass contains several anti-inflammatory compounds that may help reduce inflammation in the body. This can be beneficial for conditions such as arthritis, joint pain, and certain inflammatory diseases.

  5. Relaxation and stress relief: The aroma of lemongrass is known for its calming and relaxing effects. It is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation, reduce anxiety, and relieve stress. Lemongrass essential oil can be used in diffusers, massage oils, or added to baths for a soothing experience.

  6. Detoxification: Lemongrass has diuretic properties, meaning it can help stimulate urine production and promote detoxification by flushing out toxins from the body. It may also support liver health by aiding in the elimination of waste products.

  7. Respiratory health: Lemongrass has been used to alleviate respiratory conditions such as cough, cold, and congestion. It may help in relieving mucus buildup and clearing the airways.

  8. Skin health: Lemongrass has antifungal, antibacterial, and astringent properties that make it beneficial for skincare. It can be used in natural skincare products to help cleanse and tone the skin, reduce acne and breakouts, and promote overall skin health.

 

Processing Time: We take 2 day to make plant ready for journey. Before packing we give them fertilizer and fungicide for best results. Plant will be send in 4 inch pot with twisted leaves as leaves are very long for safe journey we fold leaves which regrow within few weeks.

Packing: We send potted plant in strong customized cardboard boxes to ensure zero transit loss.

Shipping & Return

Shipping cost is Flat, which means for order value upto 200 Rs. we charge only 35 rs. All orders above 200 Rs comes under free delivery services. No shipping charge will be taken from customer. This offer is for short duration only.

We want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. Items can be returned or exchanged within 30 days of delivery.

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