Lemon grass has its origins in South East Asia, Sri Lanka, India and Australia. The plant also, known as citronella, is mainly used as a spice in Asian cuisine. There are around 55 different varieties of lemon grass. These belong to the family of sweet grass plants.
The fresh or dried leaves are also used in tea blends for a thirst-quenching effect.
|Taste||Thirst-quenching and Refreshing|
|Brewing Advice||One dessert spoon of tea per cup or according to taste. Add boiling water (100ºC). Infuse for five to ten minutes.|