Lemongrass is part of the grass family. The actual name of this edible vegetable is Cymbopogon. In Asian countries, lemongrass is treated as a cooking ingredient with herbal qualities. With its subtle citrus flavor, lemongrass is great to add to soups, curries, and teas. Lemongrass can be dried and powdered, or even can be used fresh. Various applications of lemongrass exist in various countries.