It’s the raining season again and once more we have to deal with common colds, island traffic, flooding and for quite a lot of us slight fevers. My Mums recipe is lemongrass tea with honey, guaranteed to keep your colds away.

It is actually quite common and easily cultivated, it is called ‘Koko Oba’ in Yoruba. Here are some quick facts about this our beautiful plant you just might find useful.

As for me though I often steam my face with lemon grass infused hot water, it smells divine, clears out my pores and unblock my nasal passage. You should try it out.

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