Archive for April 13th, 2011

Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon ciatrus)

health benefits of lemon grassLemon Grass (Cymbopogon ciatrus) known also as citronella, Sweet Rush or Fever Grass, is a perennial plant which originates from Nepal and India. It is a wondrous herb with a number of therapeutic values and healing powers. Lemon grass is commonly used in perfumery, as well as for producing candles and soaps. It can also be associated with Malaysian, Thai or Vietnamese cuisine as it is very highly valued in those nations for its aromatic flavor resembling ginger and lemon, two in one. (more…)