1 pound lemongrass, preferably lower part
1 gallon hot water
4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice or calamansi
A piece of ginger root, peeled and chopped
4 tablespoons cane syrup or used other kind
Step 1: Make the Lemongrass Stalks and Ginger
(1) Make fine pieces of lemongrass stalks, ginger and add them in hot water. Let them steep for 5-7 hours in hot water, and then strain to separate lemongrass and ginger.
(2) Stir in calamansi or lemon juice, cane juice, honey (if desired) and serve.
(3) You can experiment ways to make this beverage; either hot or cold.
(4) Healthy beverage for daily use like tea.