The culinary herb is produced from the stalk of the lemongrass plant (Cymbopogon citratus). Lemongrass Powder is used traditionally in many cuisines such as, Indonesian, Malay, Vietnamese, Thai, and Asian. Commonly used along with other spices such as cloves, cinnamon, ginger, galangal, garlic, turmeric, basil, cilantro, and numerous chiles. The name lemongrass is derived from the typical lemon-like odour of the essential oil present in the shoot.
Benefits of using Lemongrass Powder
Lemongrass might help prevent the growth of some bacteria and yeast.
It is rich in Antioxidants.
Also contains iron, calcium, and vitamin C.
Lemongrass is inhaled as aromatherapy by many.
It is used to make Essential Oil.
Lemongrass Oil is used in Skin and Hair Care Routines.
Lemongrass is a known diuretic.
Can be used as mosquito repellant.
Tip Recipe for Lemongrass Tea:
Combine lemongrass powder with Tea powder in boiling water.
Safely boil for 2 - 3 minutes.
Add sugar, strain and serve.
Another method is to take 2 Tsp Lemongrass powder, a small piece of freshly crushed ginger and 1 clove. Boil for 2 to 3 minutes, strain and serve.