Currently on many websites, many people share information about the use of lemongrass and ginger in disease prevention. However, these drugs need to be used at the right time and by the right people to be effective.
1. For lemongrass, how should it be used?
Lemongrass, according to Oriental medicine, is spicy, fragrant, and warm. The effect is dry (sweating), anti-inflammatory, expectorant, gas-lowering, antiseptic, diuretic.
According to the book Tue Tinh: “The lemongrass tree has a bitter taste, is warm, and is slightly soothing. It has the effect of curing abdominal pain, cold stomach pain, vomiting, exorcism, deodorizing …”.
Lemongrass contains a variety of vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, folic acid and important minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, copper, zinc and iron which are beneficial for health.
According to medicinal properties, lemongrass has a fragrant, warm, sweat-producing, anti-inflammatory, expectorant effect, which is very suitable for people with “low spleen and blood pressure” suffering from COVID-19 with symptoms of fever, chills, cough. profuse phlegm, thin sputum, no sweat or little sweat, full stomach, slow digestion, vomiting, pain.
Although lemongrass is so effective, in some cases should not or should be limited to use such as: People who are thin, hot, negative, sweat a lot, high fever stage, dry mouth and thirst. logic”. Or the fever-free period, the person is restless, has trouble sleeping, has a dry cough, loses the sense of smell, and the skin is dry and rough “due to the residual heat and damage”… In these cases, it is advisable to abstain from using lemongrass, or only use it in small quantities. rarely really needed.
2. How to use ginger root?
Effects of interpretation, solder, moderate, water, talk, detoxification.
Dried ginger “Chan Khuong” is hot, warm, and spicy…
Grilled ginger, black star – “Hac Khuong” has a warming effect on the kidney…
According to the book Tue Tinh: “Ginger is spicy and warm, ventilates the spirit, clears the nine senses, removes evil spirits, restores righteous qi…”.
Ginger contains essential oils, vitamins B1, B2, B6, C, and minerals that promote health.
According to the medicinal properties of fresh ginger, it has a spicy and warm taste in the three meridians, spleen, and stomach, so it is very good to use it for “low blood loss in internal organs” suffering from COVID-19, presenting with fever, chills, cough with a lot of phlegm, and cough. Chest tightness, full stomach, slow digestion very well.
– Taboo when using ginger
Although there are many health benefits, not everyone can use ginger. Those who have heat exhaustion, have a dry cough, a cough, a cough without sputum, a difficult bridge of apples, little yellow urine, a person who is thin, hot, and easy to sweat, do not use or limit the use of ginger.
Pregnant women should not use ginger or during periods of fever, heat, irritability, and skin rashes should not use ginger.
In short, lemongrass and ginger are folk remedies that have the effect of clearing heat, nourishing yin, promoting fertility, eliminating foreign evils, chemical phlegm, relieving cough, enhancing resistance, supporting treatment of symptoms of COVID-19 disease. 19 is very effective. However, lemongrass and ginger each have different properties of heat, and when used, they should be appropriately reduced and adjusted for each person’s heat illness and disease stage.
Therefore, it is not recommended to use all the articles shared online (can be used for healthy people) with sick people, COVID-19 patients. Because if people with negative internal heat use a lot of ginger and lemongrass flavors, it will damage the legs of the new yin, leading to unpredictable changes in health, even life.