Antidepressant, antifungal, immune system strengthener, stimulates circulation
This essential oil works on body and mind to refresh and stimulate. It has antiseptic and astringent effects that work on oily skin. Lemongrass is deodorizing, antibacterial, and makes an effective insect repellent.
A native of Sri Lanka, lemongrass is used as both a culinary herb and a medicine all over Asia. It is a staple of the Ayurvedic medicine pharmacopeia, used for treating kidney infections, headaches, depression, and as a general tonic for the immune system.
* Not recommended for women who are pregnant or people with hypersensitive skin.