Lemongrass has a fresh, light, lemony flavor and scent that is a staple in many ethnic cuisines, including Thai, Vietnamese, and Indonesian. It's also used in hair and skin care products and for scenting perfumes and room sprays.
Lemongrass herb is best known for its use as a tasty tea, by itself or in combination with other herbs. It makes an ideal, appetite-promoting, before-dinner tea, as well as a tummy-soothing, after-the-meal tea.
To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes. Strain and serve immediately.
Safety Guideline: Not to be used during pregnancy.