3. It can help eliminate body odor.
Lemongrass offers its refreshing fragrance to deodorants and helps prevent odour producing bacteria in the sweat glands of the body. Its antifungal action also prevents growth of skin fungi. Lemongrass foot bath also helps in case of sore and odorous feet.
4. It can help cure respiratory illnesses like coughing.
In ayurveda, lemongrass has been attributed property of curing cold and cough. It is effective on nasal congestion and prevention of respiratory diseases.
5. It also serves as a stimulant and relaxing agent.
Lemongrass is considered a tonic and relaxing agent. Fragrance of lemongrass is refreshing and mentally stimulating, and it eases anxiety, stress and cramps. Lemongrass essential oil helps tighten weak connective tissue and strengthens blood vessels.