English Name : Lemongrass

  • Local Name (Nepali Name) : Lemongrass
  • BotanicalName : Cymbopogon flexuosus
  • Family Name : Garminae
  • Season : July- Sept
  • Parts Used : Whole plant


Lemongrass in found from terai region to low hilly area of Nepal. Nowadays, it is cultivated for commercial purpose in terai region. Lemongrass is an aromatic and cooling herb having smell like that of lemon. Lemongrass oil is obtained by steam distillation of partially wilted leaves of Cymbopogon flexuosus

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