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Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus syn. Andropogon citratum)


Lemongrass

Effect:

digestive, antispasmodic, disinfectant, antibacterial, diaphoretic, diuretic


Areas of application:

Problems falling asleep and staying asleep, nervousness, restlessness, nervous stomach problems, lichen, scabies, lice, sprains, rheumatism pain, various skin rashes

Is used in the same way as lemon balm.


Plant parts used:

all the grass without roots


Collection time:

All year round


To find:

You can buy it and grow it yourself as a tropical plant.


Ingredients:

essential oil with citral, limonene, nerol, triterpenes, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals


Miscellaneous:

☕ Tea: Pour 1/4 liter of not quite boiling water over 2 teaspoons of lemongrass. Then let it steep for 5 minutes, strain and drink.


Tropical lemongrass with a strong lemon scent is often used in Thai cuisine and Indian cuisine. There, like chives and parsley, it is used as a spice in many dishes, baked or cooked as a vegetable, with meat dishes or rice dishes.


Lemongrass essential oil is very similar to lemongrass essential oil, you won't notice any difference, except that lemongrass oil is much more expensive than lemongrass oil. This is because lemongrass contains more oil.


Lemongrass

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