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lemongrass,

n Latin name:
Cymbopogon citratus; part used: leaves; uses: antitussive, antirheumatic, antiseptic, anxiolytic, antibacterial, antifungal, insomnia, vomiting, high blood pressure, fever; precautions: none known. Also called
capim-cidrao, Guatemala lemongrass, or
Madagascar lemongrass.
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Dr Urooj said, as there is no specific medicine or vaccination for dengue, it can be better treated by using juices and lemon grass while people should also grow mint plant and merry gold flower in their houses to help boost immunity for fighting the virus.
He prepared for us the most delicious tea of lemon grass, lemon leaf, ginger, mint and galangal (similar to ginger, but with a stronger taste).
This study was, therefore, conducted to assess suitability of different soybean varieties cultivated in Tanzania for soymilk production and further investigate the effect of blending with pineapple, banana, lemon grass, and honey or sugar on acceptability of the resulting blends.
In the Moretele Hospice, due to financial constraints, the treatment routinely given to patients with oral thrush is either lemon juice directly into the mouth or a lemon grass infusion made from lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) grown and dried at the hospice.
Just as the divine nature is wonderful so are Senna alata, bitter leaf and lemon grass.
Next use a steaming saucepan that has a perforated insert, and half-fill the saucepan with the water and add the remaining lemon grass.
minced garlic (3 or 4 large cloves) 1 1/2 stalks lemon grass, outer layer peeled off and inner core minced (about 3 tbsp.
As the name implies, the operation serves two purposes: one is the distillation of essential oils from lemon grass and rose geranium grown in the area by local farmers, and the other is the extraction of the active chemical ingredient of the indigenous lippia javanica traditionally used in the region to repel mosquitoes.
Enjoy Pan-Roasted Scallops with Ginger and Lemon Grass or Buffalo-Style Pizza in a fine gathering.
Ginger and lemon grass are easy to grow as are pak choi, Chinese cabbages, Thai basil, galangal, mizuna and squashes, he says.
There are more exotic flavours to be found in the Thai and Chinese infused oil ranges, including kaffir lime leaf, lemon grass, roasted garlic, sichuan pepper, spring onion, red chilli, Thai basil, ginger and a tempting blend made up of eight individual infused oils.
The hotel is also opening Lemon Grass, an Asian restaurant, and a Starbucks.