Monday, 16 February 2009

Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf - Lemon Grass

Yesterday... i had chances to take my mom's worker while he is cutting this plant... In local term in Brunei, we call it as 'Serai' ... I try to look up in the net... to find up more information about this. The scientific name is Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf ... belongs to the family call GRAMINEAE=POACEAE...
In Indonesia known as 'Sereh' ... In tagalog: 'Tanglad' and In Thailand call : Takh Rai... The reference taken from : In local Brunei, it is widely used.. for cooking... Serai Stem and leaves are used for cooking. Chop fine and pound to release flavour for stir fry, fish or seafood soups.

To aid in digestion as well as relieves spasms, muscle cramps, rheumatism and headaches.

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