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LEMON GRASS Seed - EAST INDIA - Cymbopogon flexuosus ~ LEMONGRASS SEEDS ~ Used fresh or dried - Perennial In Zone 9 - 11

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Lemon Grass (East India)

Cymbopogon flexuosus

Aromatic grass from India. Essential oil contains large amounts of citral and geraniol, used for flavorings and perfumes. Medicinal: Tea used to treat digestive problems and fever. Anti-inflammatory.

A delightful lemon-scented grass used in the kitchen. The tangy leaf bases are an essential ingredient in Vietnamese and Thai dishes. To 6" tall.

As well as being of great culinary significance, Lemon Grass is also prized for its aromatic and medicinal properties. The fragrant oil is used commercially in the production of soaps, cosmetics, and insect repellents.

Leaves can be brewed as a tea and used externally, which may be helpful in treating fungal and bacterial infections, or internally, to aid digestion.

Cymbopogon flexuosus completely inhibits all MRSA colony growth; Inhibition of methicillin-resistant Stapphulococcus aureus (MRSA) by essential oils; Sue Chao, Gary Young, Craig Oberg, and Karen Nakaoka; Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 2008; 23: 444-449

Fibrous leaves have a stiff midrib, sharp edges, and purple bases

Plant in well-draining soil. Cut at ground level and used fresh or dried.

 


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