LEMONGRASS Scientific Name:
Cymbopogon citratusGet the latest pricelists here
- Perennial grass – lemony scent
- Grows up to 90 cm.
- Dormant in winter
- Can plant in a container
Medicinal Uses. It is said that:
- Use as kebab stick
- World's favourite herb tea.
- Leaf buds and chopped stems add a lemon flavour to oriental dishes, soups, marinades, stir-fries, curries, salads and pickles
- Combine with coconut milk in dishes using fish, seafood and chicken
- Ground, dried lemon grass is an alternative for lemon rind
For Animals. It is said that:
- Rich in Vitamin A.
- Treat dyspeptic disorders, colds, nervous conditions and exhaustion
- Antiseptic - oily skin cleanser
- Suitable for children
- Ease arthritis pains - bring down fever.
- Tea from the fresh leaves is a tonic and stimulant
- Remedies liver complaints
- Digestive herb: Relax muscles- relieves cramping pains, colic and flatulence
- Fever- reducing herb
- Paste of the leaves are applied on ringworm
- Plant around beehives and orchards to attract pollinating bees.
- Rub on beehives before introducing a new swarm.
- Good hair rinse.
- Insect repellent.
New! We also have several herbal products available including tinctures and dried herbs!
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