Lemongrass – Cymbopogon citratus – „Lemon grass”

Lemongrass – Cymbopogon citratus – „Lemon grass”

Lemongrass – Cymbopogon citratus – „Lemon grass”.
 
It is an inseparable part of Asian cuisine. It adds spice to dishes and a wonderful lemon note, and at the same time does not acidify the food. The herb, also known as “lemon grass”, is native to Southeast Asia, but is also abundantly cultivated in Africa, America and Australia.

Sometimes added to rice, poultry, fish or shrimp dishes, and in fresh form it can be added to salads and tea mixes – especially when combined with green tea, it creates an excellent taste. In areas of natural occurrence, Cymbopogon citratus is highly valued for its health-promoting properties. It improves concentration, effectively helps in the treatment of influenza, malaria, stomach problems and relieves the symptoms of nervous diseases.

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