Lemongrass Juice Health Benefits (Tanglad)

Did some of you realize the benefits of Lemongrass or Tanglad? I remember the time when my cousin asked me to bring him this green thing to add in his roasted chicken to give the aromatic flavor. At first, I did not know that grass will benefit our body in some other way.

Lemongrass or Tanglad in the Philippines is a food flavoring added to make the food more delicious. The fantastic aromatic flavor is also added to make an odorize candles, perfumes, soaps and creams. Nowadays, it is extensively used in various Thai cuisines to add the zesty lemon flavor, associated with the benefits it offers.

There are countless health benefits of Lemongrass in which I am about to share with you.

Lemongrass is a good body cleanser because it detoxifies the liver, kidney, pancreas, bladder and digestive tract as well. It assists the body to get rid of those unwanted toxic substances, so as to stay clean and healthy.

And because lemongrass is best known for its detoxifying properties, it is incorporating the bringing down of your blood pressure!

If you are suffering from Gastro intestinal problems, Lemongrass is known to be a good form of relaxing the abdomen and thereby reducing the affect of belching and stomach pain.

I have once tasted a juice of lemongrass, and it’s great! If you are to prepare a lemongrass juice, this would definitely help you.


6 large stalks of fresh lemongrass
6 tablespoon of sugar

8 cups of water

Pandan leaves for added flavor (optional)


  1. Wash the lemongrass.
  2. Slice the lemongrass into quarter length and pound white part.
  3. In a pot, boil the water together with the lemongrass.
  4. Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Turn off fire and steep for 15 minutes
  6. Strain.
  7. Heat sugar and 3 tablespoon of water until sugar is dissolve.
  8. Add pandan leaves if you prefer. Let it completely cool.
  9. Fill a tall glass with ice and pour lemongrass juice.

Are you a skin conscious? Did you know that lemongrass is a good acne and pimple reducer? It helps improve your skin and acts as a muscle and tissue toner at the same time. So if you are to gain your skin to make you look younger, consuming a glass of lemongrass juice will help you. Just make a concoction by boiling the lemongrass leaves and consume it after a few seconds.

In addition, lemongrass is also known to be a great pain killer. It offers great relief against various pains such as toothache, joint pain and muscle pain.

Other health benefits in drinking Lemongrass Juice

  • Helps in menstrual disorder
  • Helps in preventing colon cancer
  • Helps in reducing fever
  • Effective remedy for cough and cold
  • Relieves rheumatism and arthritis
  • Relieve nausea
  • Help boost immune system
  • Help reduce cellulite

As you have seen, the uses and medicinal benefits of lemongrass are numerous. Why not try it at home as part of your regular diet and see the amazing improvement on your skin, body and general health!

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41 Responses to Lemongrass Juice Health Benefits (Tanglad)

  1. krifel says:

    i’ve been drinkin lemongrass-pandan tea even w/o d knowledge. Thanx though! πŸ˜€

  2. Gina B. Pagtakhan says:

    thank you for the info. when i had a stomach pain , I’ve tried to take a lemongrass juice, My question is this. I had a bad pain in my (front) lower right side of my stomach up to my lower back, can the lemongrass heal the pain and remove some toxic inside that part? Please help me, i don’t want to go to the hospital and make some surgical operation. Thank you

  3. Ruth says:

    How can I subscribe to your newsletter? Every article is very informative.

  4. M. Somorjit says:

    Its very interesting to us. We SMART society ready to grow in our native state widely for global purpose so friends please contact us for market.

  5. thnks for the info….can you give some advice on what is the alternative medicine for my goiter?

  6. Felicitas Furtaw says:

    Lemon oil may be used in aromatherapy. Researchers at The Ohio State University found that lemon oil aroma does not influence the human immune system, but may enhance mood.

  7. Mila duyao says:

    Tanglad is very nice in our health. So try to drink the lemongrass

  8. Tan Irene says:

    Can we drink it everyday as like plain water???

  9. Kim says:

    Lemon grass is really great..it lowers my mothers terrific high blood pressure!

  10. ethel says:

    i make lemongrass syrup and stock it in the fridge. i put some (about 1tsp) in cold water whenever i want to. it’s so refreshing especially during hot weather..

  11. bambi says:

    thanks for this info therefore i conclude my bf is right as he recommended this to late and tried drinking it.indeed, so refreshing.unfortunately, i stopped consuming lately,,but now u gave me this reason to make and take it again…thanks

  12. ella afalla says:

    How many glass a day do we need to drink tanglad-pandan juice?

    • sarah koteh says:

      7 leaves in 500ml water, brewed for 15mins low fire, 3x a day

      medicine or functional food, the important thing is CONSISTENCY, keep it in the blood

      try lemongrass hydrosol (water distillate instead of oil distillate/essential oil) by gold in grass. 3tablespoons in 1 glass water, 3x daily.

  13. philip roja says:

    Tanglad and pandan juice is good for the body and have a good taste try it …

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  15. LORIEMAE DIAZ says:

    Yes i try drinkinG pandan leaves and luyanG dilaw..and its so amzinG..COZ very effective.! And now i introduced it 2 my family & 2 my neiGhbor..2 erperience the Good benefits of dis herbs…

  16. Warlito N. Hollero says:

    Is tanglad boiled in water and drink can relieve my cough and phlegm?or acid?

  17. ROMEO L. ZERRUDO says:

    my good friend Rudy give me a a dozen capsule of tanglad for my high blood pressure and I have notice that when I have my blood check up my sugar was lowered from 138 to 90 and my blood pressure from 160/95 to 130/80 after I finish my dozen capsule.This time I plant Tanglad for my tea instead of coffee morning break.

  18. i will try this lemon juice and will advice mom to drink ..coz she has lot pain like join

  19. anna liza says:

    It is good for eye bag?

  20. Bali Tour says:

    Great Article
    Thank you very much for the information πŸ™‚

  21. Cherrlyn Nievera says:

    I started boiling Pandan together with Lemon Grass without sugar or honey.Will it help me reduce my huge eyebags and cellulites?
    I am also suffering from fatty liver and a bit hypertension.

    Thank you

  22. Maria says:

    I just had a delicious lemongrass juice from my garden.
    My recipe
    3 large stalks of lemongrass
    6 tablespoons of sugar( or less according to your taste)
    6 glass of water

    Wash and cut lemongrass
    Put water , lemongrass and sugar in blender and blend for a few minutes,
    Put the juice to a strainer and ice, and serve.

    Is very refreshing , delicious and good for you!!!

  23. rumah teres says:

    Lemongrass Juice very fresh drink, and it helps in Preventing colon cancer…

    Thank you

  24. April Reese says:

    I’m using Lemongrass Hydrosol by Gold In Grass to manage my psoriasis. There is no cure for an auto-immune disease like psoriasis. But lemongrass has allowed me live a full life, with the ease. No medicines, no breakouts since 2007, 3 tbsp 3x a day.

  25. paul says:

    hello, i was a graduating stud by now and i was conducting a thesis for now in supplementing the lemon grass tea or juice for broiler chickens. i just wanna ask for the name of the real author for this article because i wish to use this article for my reference. i hope you will help me. thank you in advance for any replies.

  26. Erwin Deguinon says:

    lemongrass can reduce blood pressure?

  27. Alice T. Reyes says:

    What if you have a low blood pressure can i still drink lemon grass juice?

  28. pratik says:

    hey can we recycle the lemongrass which is left after hydro-distillation ? or can we use the water for drinking as beverage with which we have distilled lemongrass for 2-3 hours ?

  29. thank you so much for the infomation,God bless you More”

  30. james says:

    It’s interesting how great this article is. And I feel great that mango drink was so healthy in our body it helps us to digest food in a nicely way. And I love it thank you

  31. Johanna says:

    Lemon grass is really good and beneficial to our body. Instead of soda or softdrinks or coffee, try to substitute it with lemon grass.

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