Latin Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Origin: Argentina, Egypt, India
History: Grows throughout tropial Asia and was used by Romans, Greeks and Egyptians as a medicine and cosmetic. Its popularity in Asia could be linked to the fact that lemons do not grown readily in he tropics, so lemongrass has become another source of the tangy taste of lemon.
Aroma: Aromatic, citrus, slightly green
Flavor Profile: Strong, sour
Culinary Application: Tea
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