Nutritional Facts of Lemon Grass Tea, Calories in Lemon Grass Tea

by Tarla Dalal
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Course
Tea, Chai

How many calories does one cup of Lemongrass Tea have?

One cup of Lemongrass Tea gives 11 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 9 calories, proteins account for 2 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 0 calories.  One glass of Lemongrass Tea provides less than 1 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Lemongrass Tea recipe makes 2 cups.

11 calories for 1  of Lemon Grass Tea, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 2.3g, Protein 0.5g, Fat 0.1g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Lemon Grass Tea.

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You should definitely try our lemongrass tea. Detox with this healthy and weight loss lemon grass tea. Switch from tea and coffee for evenings and try the refreshing lemongrass and mint tea. 

The method for making lemon grass tea is very simple To proceed making the lemongrass and mint tea we have first washed and cut the lemon grass and mint leaves. Pour water in a pan and let it boil. Add lemon grass. Lemon grass is good for hair, skin and also has calming properties nd helps relieve insomnia and stress. Add mint leaves, helps in detoxification and cleansing. Further, add jaggery. You can also use honey or organic sugar instead of jaggery. Bring to boil. Lower the flame and let it reduce, it will help the flavors infuse and make our lemon grass tea more aromatic. Strain and serve fresh lemongrass tea hot. 

Lemon grass tea is very health friendly provided you use small amounts of jaggery. Consume this fresh lemongrass tea after a heavy meal which will help aid digestion. 

Is Lemongrass Tea healthy?

Yes. Let's see why.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Lemongrass: Lemongrass is proven to be antibacterial and anti fungal. Sometimes, it is used as a mild insect repellent. Regular consumption of lemongrass helps in cleansing and detoxifying the liver, kidneys, digestive system, urinary tract and pancreas because of the presence of antioxidant quercetin in it. The same antioxidant can also help reduce the "bad" cholesterol from our body and improves blood circulation, thus exhibiting heart protecting benefits. Lemongrass also has some amounts of ironvitamin Cphosphoruscalcium and potassium. It is also used to make ointment to improve skin texture by reducing acne, pimples and oil secretion. Thus it is a skin toner.  

Mint Leaves (Pudina) : Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. Sipping on a healthy drink like fresh mint and lemon tea is the best option to overcome nausea for mums-to-be. Moreover its vitamin A (10% of RDA) and vitamin C (20.25%) serve as an additional boost to bring relief from cough, sore throat and also cold. Mint (pudina) is a leafy vegetable which is sure to create nourishing dishes without piling on calories, carbs or fat for that instance. What it has to offer instead is FIBER. See here for detailed benefits of mint leaves

What's the problem ?

Jaggery (Gur) : When compared to sugar, which provides only empty calories, jaggery is considered to be a superior natural sweetener. Sugar is definitely one of the causes of many chronic diseases, but jaggery too needs to be consumed in moderate amounts. What you would consume is just about a tbsp (18 g) or a tsp (6 g). While those with heart diseases and weight loss can have a dessert made with this quantity of jaggery occasionally as an option to refined sugar, diabetics need to avoid this sweetener too as it can spike blood sugar levels instantly. Read is jaggery healthy for complete details.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Lemongrass Tea?

Yes for heart and weight loss, no for diabetic. When compared to sugar, which provides only empty calories, jaggery is considered to be a superior natural sweetener. Sugar is definitely one of the causes of many chronic diseases, but jaggery too needs to be consumed in moderate amounts. What you would consume is just about a tbsp (18 g) or a tsp (6 g). While those with heart diseases and weight loss can have a dessert made with this quantity of jaggery occasionally as an option to refined sugar, diabetics need to avoid this sweetener too as it can spike blood sugar levels instantly.

Can healthy individuals have Lemongrass Tea?

Yes.

Value per % Daily Values
Energy11 cal1%
Protein0.5 g1%
Carbohydrates2.3 g1%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat0.1 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A121.5 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C2.2 mg6%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)14.2 mcg7%
MINERALS
Calcium19.9 mg3%
Iron1.8 mg9%
Magnesium9 mg3%
Phosphorus12.2 mg2%
Sodium0.4 mg0%
Potassium54.2 mg1%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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