Lemon Grass Whole Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Andropogon Citratus, Andropogon Flexuosus, British Indian Lemongrass, Capim-Cidrao, Ceylon Citronella Grass, Citronella, Citronnelle, Citronnelle de Ceylan, Citronnelledes Indes, Citronnelle de Java, Citronnelle de Madagascar, Cochin Lemongrass, Cymbopogon Citratus, Cymbopogon Flexuosus, Cymbopogon Nardis, East Indian Lemongrass, Fever Grass, Guatemala Lemongrass, Herbe Citron, Hierba de Limon, Jonc Odorant, Lemon Grass, Madagascar Lemongrass, Verveine Indienne, West Indian Lemongrass.
Scientific Name: Cymbopogan Citratus
Common Uses: Stomach and intestinal spasms, Stomach ache, High blood pressure, Convulsions, Pain, Vomiting, Cough, Achy joints (rheumatism), Fever, Common cold, Exhaustion, Headache, Use as an antiseptic and astringent.
*Warnings: Lemongrass seems to be safe for most people when used in food amounts. It is POSSIBLY SAFE when used for medicinal purposes, short term. However, there have been some toxic side effects such as lung problems after inhaling lemongrass and a fatal poisoning after a child swallowed a lemongrass oil-based insect repellent. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is UNSAFE to take lemongrass during pregnancy. Lemongrass seems to be able to start menstrual flow, so there is a concern that it might cause a miscarriage.
Origin: Vietnam, Madagascar, Thaila, Malaysia, Cameroon