Lemon Grass or Cymbopogon, is a genus of Australian, Asian, tropical and African plants from the grass family. It is one of the most popular mosquito / insect repellent plants. A Bunch of these on your terrace can help you take back the rule of your terrace from mosquitoes anytime you want.
They are commonly used culinary purposes because of their scent resembling to that of lemon and is also used for medicinal purposes.
Also known as Barbed Wire Grass, Citronella Grass, Gavati Chaha, Oil Grass and Silky Heads. It's stalk is used for teas and cooking. It's tea can soothe stomach aches. It is also used in the popular "Sleepy time Tea". It can grow in any sunny garden of India.
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