Served as an after dinner tea at a local Hanoi restaurant in Vietnam, this ginger and lemongrass tea with honey is the perfect nightcap! It promotes sleep through relaxation, aids digestion, and has many antioxidant and anti inflammatory benefits. Most importantly it's delicious!
Lemon grass~ Chinese name- Xiang Mao~ Latin name: Cymbopogon citratus
Properties: Acrid and warm
Meridians : lung, heart, stomach, bladder
Indications: rheumatism, headache, stomachache, weak digestion, diarrhea; irregular menses, postpartum edema, bruises and hematoma caused by impact injuries
Lemongrass is a sedative herb and can help soothe the body and mind, inducing the release of serotonin and helping your sleep cycle.
Fresh Ginger~ Chinese name: Sheng Jiang~ Latin name: Zingiberis Rhizoma Recens
Properties: Spicy and slightly warm
Meridians: Lung, Spleen, Stomach
Indications: cold, cough, phlegm, upset stomach, nausea and vomiting