cymbopogon citratus


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Related to cymbopogon citratus: Cedrus deodara
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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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Statistically the difference in zone of inhibition of terbinafine, Aloe vera and Cymbopogon citratus was highly significant (p-value = 0.
Actividad antimicrobiana del aceite esencial y crema de Cymbopogon citratus (DC).
Toxicity and gastric tolerance of essential oils from Cymbopogon citratus, Ocimum gratissimum and Ocimum basilicum in Wistar rats.
First report of rust caused by Puccinia nakanishikii on lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, in Florida.
Estudio cromatografico de los aceites esenciales de las especies Cymbopogon citratus y Cymbopogon nardus", En: Libro Resumenes del IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Cromatografia y Tecnicas Afines.
En la Tabla 2 se puede observar las actividades farmacologicas demostradas en diferentes investigaciones y reportadas en la literatura cientifica, entre el uso terapeutico tradicional de la vereda con lo reportado hay muchas diferencias sin embargo 4 plantas coincidieron en algunos de estos usos Calendula officinale, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Cymbopogon citratus y Juglans regia.
The thrust of this work is to evaluate the nutritional and microbial qualities of the cheese processed from the extract of the two indigenous plants Calotropis procera (Sodom apple) and Cymbopogon citratus (lemon grass).
Llanten Poaceae Cymbopogon citratus Hierba luisa (DC) Stapf * Zea mays L.
Ammandra decasperma, Aiphanes aculeata, Bactris gasipaes, Desmoncus orthacanthus, Crescentia cujete, Carludovica palmata, Sphaeradenia unioligostemon, Quercus humboldtii, Juglans neotropica, Stromanthe stromanthoides, Bambusa tuldoides, Cymbopogon citratus, C.