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Lemon grass


Lemon grass

Ingredients: Lemon grass

An herb that grows in stalks and has an aroma and slight flavor of lemon. 

Native to tropical regions of Africa, Asia, southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania.

Lemongrass was first commercially grown in Florida and Haiti in 1947. It was likely introduced due to a growing demand for lemongrass in the food, beauty, and medical industries. 

Lemongrass has been incorporated into medicinal remedies aimed at reducing fevers and treating digestive disorders. 

New Oxford Book of Food Plants by John Vaughan et al. (2009)  

“What is Lemongrass?” by Darlene Schmidt (2020)

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