6. It can also make your skin more toned and younger looking.
Lemongrass has astringent properties and used in treatment of oily skin. Due to its antibacterial effect, it prevents pimple and acne formation. Lemongrass oil massage helps stimulate blood circulation, tone up skin tissues and firming of skin. It helps you get a younger looking skin.
A study showed that lemongrass oil and citral inhibited activity of fungi – Candida causing oral or vaginal candidiasis. Lemongrass works as an antiseptic in treating infections such as ringworm, sores, athlete’s foot, scabies and urinary tract infections. Studies have shown that lemongrass exerts healing effects on the skin infections such as yeast infections by inhibiting their growth.
7. It’s a great detoxifier.
Lemongrass is very good cleansing agent and helps in removal of unwanted substances from body and internal organs. It thus keeps body fit from inside. This property of flushing uric acid and harmful toxins through urine can be attributed to diuretic properties of citral in lemon grass. Detoxification also helps in losing weight.