Lemongrass has antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, diuretic, analgesic, antipyretic, and antioxidant properties.
Lemongrass is rich in nutrients, such as vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, iron, magnesium, copper, potassium, calcium and manganese.
Lemongrass can also be mass produced in industrial circles and used for its oil and is called essential oil.
This oil is useful, one of which is to repel mosquitoes because of the citronella content in it. Apart from being used as an ingredient in mosquito repellents, lemongrass is also capable of being used as aromatherapy to relieve stress.
Apart from the above benefits, there are still other benefits of lemongrass that are not widely known.