Lemongrass, known as Cymbopogon citrates in medical terms, is a simple herb with many benefits and uses. The herb grows extensively in India and Srilanka. It is widely used in the kitchens of most south-east Asian countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, and is gaining a vast popularity in Indian homes as well.
Lemongrass is grown commercially in many places across the globe for its medicinal value and benefits. It also has a longer shelf like that makes it a key ingredient in certain perfumes and other fragrant products. What drives the cultivation and extensive use of this herb is it’s medicinal, nutritional and health benefits.