Lemongrass (Latin name: Cymbopogon) is a genus in the grass family, growing in Asia, Australia and Africa. Because of their health properties and lemon-like aroma, certain species like Cymbopogon citratus are commonly cultivated as medicinal and culinary herbs. Other synonyms of lemongrass include barbed wire grass, silky heads, fever grass and more.
Starwest Botanicals dried organic lemongrass leaves are a great option for everyone who wants to add this condiment to their kitchen herb supplies and use it when the proper dish calls for it, especially if it’s one belonging to the Asian cuisine.
The subtle citrus flavor makes this a fine addition to soups, curries and teas. It also adds a great flavor to seafood, beef and chicken. In Latin American and African countries such as Mexico and Togo, lemongrass is often used as a tea. Whatever you need this spice for, trust that organic lemongrass is a supreme choice when it comes to purity, scent, authentic taste and nutrition in this plant.
There are numerous studies surrounding lemongrass’s health benefits, including its oil. Lemongrass has anti-fungal, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties, making it a huge demand across American, African and Southeast Asian medicine. This herb’s potential qualities are a dozen. It may lower cholesterol, help detox the constitution, fight Staphylococcus aureus infections, relieve stomach and respiratory problems, fever, headaches and migraines. It has proven to be a nervous system tonic, it has shown promising results in treating type 2 diabetes and much more.