cymbopogon citratus

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lemongrass

lemongrass

Looks like a ball of grass. The citrus-flavored blades (leaves) can be used in tea or soup, even dried and frozen or powdered. Roots can be chopped into stir fry or made into paste. Anti-fungal, anti-bacterial insect repellent, loosens mucus, coughs, colds, sinus congestion, cramps, stress. Drink tea before bed to induce sleep.
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carota Citronnelle marron Cymbopogon caesius (Nees) Stapf Concombre marron Cucumis anguria L.
beaucoup moins que]Pour dEner dehors en toute tranquillite, on peut disposer des pots sur la table[beaucoup plus grand que], dans la maison, pourquoi ne pas diffuser des huiles essentielles de geranium ou citronnelle.
She denounces the weight of traditional beliefs and the psychological damage inflicted on women by patriarchal values in the countryside ("La mort en juillet," TR 7-25; "Death in July," ARS 3-15; "Bain de lune," PC 21-26; "Moon Bathing," ARS 109-112) as well as in the slums of Port-au-Prince ("Corossol, orange, citronnelle," PC 87-99; "Soursop, Orange, and Lemongrass," ARS 171-178).
personnel et harmonieux desordre de ses armoires, fleuries de petales seches, de brins de citronnelle, d'araignees d'argent qu'elle enfermait un temps, pour qu'elles detruisent les mites" (142).