Lemon Grass

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Cymbopogan Citratu

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Stomach soother, effective insect repellant and fungic

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Rich in folic acid, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine and thiamin.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 West Indian lemon grass used for cooking in many East Asian countries. Indian lemon grass used in perfume industry.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Lemon Grass
  • Tamil : Karpura Pullu / Vasanai Pullu
  • Malayalam : Inchi Pullu / Vasana Pullu / Sugandha Bhoothrana / Thakra Thuni
  • Telugu : Nimma Gaddi / Vasana Gaddi
  • Kannada : Majjige Hullu / Purvali Hullu
  • Hindi : Chaipatt
  • Bengali : Gandha Bena
  • Gujarati : Lilly-Chaya
  • Konkani : Chahaveche Than
  • Marathi : Sugandhichaha; Bhustrima

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