Lemongrass, so called because of its lemony fragrance and grassy appearance, is native to tropical regions in Australia, Africa, Asia, and Oceana. For thousands of years, the stalks have been used medicinally. Culinary skills allowed people to reap both the medicinal benefits as well as the unique lemony flavor. Lemongrass has been an important culinary ingredient in Thailand and in many Southeast Asian cultures.
(1) Dried lemongrass adds a distinctive flavor to soups and other dishes.
(2) Hot lemongrass tisane is outstandingly soothing; and, when cold, it is very refreshing.
(3) Lemongrass essential oil is one of the most popular oils used today. It is said to relieve muscle aches and body pains, including those associated with arthritis. Inclusively, lemongrass oil is used as a natural perfume and an air freshener.
Dried Lemongrass Contains:
√ Pantothenic Acid