Also called citronella, with a fresh, lemony aroma and citrus flavor. Lemongrass can be used in cooking a flavor and aroma adding spice to foods or used as herbal tea whether hot or iced.
It is good remedy for promoting good sleep, boosting immunity, boosting red blood cell levels, boosting oral health, helps in digestion and weight loss among its other amazing benefits.
- cut the stalks into 1- to 2-inch pieces
- boil a cup of water
- pour the boiling water over the lemongrass stalks to steep
- leave the stalks in the water for at least 5 minutes
- strain the liquid from the stalks and pour into a teacup
Adding ice cubes will create a cold lemongrass tea.