Geek talkCymbopogon spreng

But we talkLemon grass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, fever grass, tanglad, hierba Luisa, gavati chaha

DescriptionNative to both India and tropical Asia, lemongrass has become very popular as an herb in Thai cuisine. Lemongrass is known for its lemony scent and flavor and is in fact used as a substitute for lemon flavoring in many teas and soups. It is a stalky plant that intensifies from white to green and is somewhat stringy when eaten. Typically boiled, the leaves and oil of lemongrass are also used to make medicine and soaps..

Kitchen PharmacyLemongrass has proven to have immense uses as a medicine. Just the aroma of lemongrass oil is said to help relieve muscle pain. Lemongrass has proven beneficial in helping numerous digestive problems such as stomachaches and nausea. In addition, lemongrass is believed to help treat the common cold as well exhaustion.

Nutrition: 1 Cup of Chopped Lemon Grass Contains

Origin: India and South Asia
  1. http://thaifood.about.com/od/thaicookingessentials/a/Lemongrass.ht
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cymbopogon
  3. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-719-LEMONGRASS.aspx?activeIngredientId=719&activeIngredientName=LEMONGRASS

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