Cymbopogon citratus

Cymbopogon citratus, more commonly known as lemongrass, has been impacting our lives for centuries. Perhaps you have had a citrusy tea or curry soup, or maybe even a particularly zesty piece of fish our chicken seasoned at your favorite Thai restaurant. It is more likely than not that this seasoning was Cymbopogon citratus. However, what most people do not know is that while this is a delicious seasoning most commonly used in the Asian culture, it also hold many key uses in our lives. It hold many medical uses as an antibacterial agent, old "folk remedy" for treating aliments including gastric upsets and fevers, and even as a fungicide. See facts for more information on Cymbopogon citratus and its uses.