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Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)

Health Benefits Of LemongrassLemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is quite common medicinal herb with a variety of therapeutic properties and healing powers. Known also as lemon grass, fever grass, citronella grass, silky heads, and other names, this herb has quite a long history of being used for treating and preventing various diseases, as well as for improving overall health. Lemongrass is extremely popular in many national cuisines of the Far East, including Chinese, Indonesian, Thai traditional cuisines, as well as in Mexican and African cuisines. Lemongrass is used mostly used dried or powdered, mainly for soups, sauces and teas. (more…)