Lemongrass is an herb that is native to Sri Lanka and South India but now grows in many countries around the world. The plant's stalks are a common ingredient in Asian cooking. It is essential in many Asian cultures. You will see lemongrass used to scent virtually every type of soup in Thai cooking. Combined with other spices and herbs, lemongrass flavors a variety of soups, curries, stews and stir fries. It blends perfectly in combination with other spices such as chili powder, cilantro, cinnamon, galangal, garlic and ginger.
Lemongrass is also widely used to brew tea. You can mix lemongrass powder with warm water to have a flavorful and relaxing tea.