Lemongrass is a tropical plant native to Indonesia. Its culture quickly spread around the Indian Ocean to reach Madagascar where it is perfectly acclimatized.
Sambavanilla has selected for you a lemongrass of the Cympobogon citratus type which presents an intense lemony scent while remaining soft in the preparations.
Lemongrass is widely used in Asian cuisine in the preparation of broths. The lemongrass shavings cannot be eaten, and you can easily remove them at the end of cooking.
In Madagascar, lemongrass is consumed a lot in infusions, mainly for its medicinal properties.
It contributes to good digestion and calms intestinal pain. It is also used in case of fever and also proves to be a good calming agent which will facilitate your sleep.
Finally, it seems that it promotes weight loss and firms the skin.
Lemongrass is also used in the preparations of cocktails and arranged rums where it will bring a touch of freshness to your recipes. Alone, with a little vanilla, or combined with exotic fruits, do not hesitate to use it in your recipes.