Lemongrass, ഇഞ്ചിപ്പുൽ തൈലം, is a perennial, tropical, grassy plant, usually used in cooking and herbal medicines. This oil is an extraction from the leaves and stalks of the lemongrass plant. This lemongrass oil is a powerful oil with citrus scent.
It is often used in soaps, perfumes and other personal care products. It also used as a mosquito repellant and disinfectant.
Lemongrass essential oil is widely used in aromatherapy to help relieve stress, anxiety, depression etc..
Lemongrass essential oil benefits
Some of the important benefits of Lemongrass essential oil are listed below:
Lemongrass is used as a natural medication to heal injuries and help to prevent inflammation.
Lemongrass oil can be an effective deterrent against some types of fungi
Lemongrass essential oil helps in hunting free radicals with the Antioxidants properties
Lemongrass is used as a traditional medicines for a number of digestive problems, ranging from stomachaches to gastric ulcers
Lemongrass is used as a folk remedy to treat high cholesterol and manage heart disease
Lemongrass oil can act as an aid to reduce blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes
Lemongrass oil may relieve pain caused by headaches and migraine as it contain a compound called eugenol which has similar abilities to aspirin
Lemongrass oil can ease muscular aches and pains
Lemongrass oil is used as a mosquito repellant and disinfectant too