Traditional herbal medicinal remedies found in Grenada comes from a fusion of indigenous and West African heritage. Deeply rooted within these two aspects of our heritage are curative remedies applicable to the improvement of health. These remedies contributed to the long lives of our foreparents. There is need to pass on these herbal remedies and traditions to the future generations. As persons seek more alternative medical remedies to their ailments, our herbal remedies and traditions in Grenada can serve to alleviate pains, aches and have healing powers.
Lemon grass can be used to treat colds and fevers. It can also treat bronchitis. Boil the lemon grass and drink two teaspoons in the morning.