WHAT IT DOES - FOOD
The oil in lemongrass has been shown to have antifungal properties.
Research has shown that Citral, a molecule found in lemongrass, causes programmed cell death in cancer cells. The concentrations of a cup of tea (1 gram lemongrass in hot water) is effective and causes no harm to white blood cells.
HOW TO USE
Lemongrass can be used to make teas, soups and curries. It combines well other spices including chilli, garlic and ginger.
Lemongrass is suitable for use on poultry, beef and seafood.