Lemongrass
China

  • $19


Sold as 3 stalks (~300g / 5.3 oz)

Widely used as a culinary herb in Asian (especially Thai cuisine), Lemongrass has a mild lemony-citrus flavor that is used in teas, soups, & curries. Whilst they look similar to spring onions (albeit slightly fatter), it has a woodier stalk and tightly packed grey-green leaves

Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
Lemongrass is best paired with:

  • Curries
  • Marinades
  • Soups
  • Stews
  • Stir-fries
Health Benefits

  • Body Detox: Lemongrass acts as a diuretic, flushing out harmful toxic waste from your body, which helps in the regulation of your liver & kidney, whilst lowering uric acid levels, thereby assisting in maintaining a clean system!
  • Anti-bacterial Properties: Lemongrass essential oil has been shown to demonstrate anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties against pathogens like Helicobacter pylori, which causes gastrointestinal disorders such as gastric ulcers. Lemongrass also has anti-inflammatory properties which are useful in treating constipation, diarrhea & nausea amongst others!
Recipes
Rock Melon Summer SorbetRecipe
Time Required
  • 60 mins (30 mins Cook Time)
Complexity
  • 3 / 5
Ingredients
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.