Lemongrass has a great scent and is used in a lot of beautiful cooking around the world. It also has many healing properties when used as an essential oil.
Perhaps the most interesting property of lemongrass is that it is a sedative of the central nervous system. This makes it particularily great for dealing with headaches, nervous exhaustion and stress related conditions.
Lemongrass is also thought to be beneficial for the immune system and may aid the body fight infectious disease and fevers. It is also believed to aid muscular pain, poor circulation and poor muscle tone. As well, lemongrass is an antidepressant, antiseptic and overall body tonic. What a great package of benefits!
Certain individuals may experience irritation and/or sensitization to this oil. Try a small patch test before using more extensively.