Lemongrass is a plant and the oils are used to make medicine. It can be used for treating digestive tract spasms, stomach aches, high blood pressure, convulsions, pain, vomiting, aching joints, and fever.
Lemongrass is used as a mild astringent. Some apply it directly to the skin for a headache, stomach, abdominal, and muscle pain; through inhalation (the nose), (aromatherapy), it is used for muscle pain.
In foods, it is used for flavoring, for example, lemon flavoring in herbal teas. It adds a unique citrus-floral flavor to soups, stir-fry, and beverages.
In commercial products, it is used in soaps and cosmetics; also, in the making of Vitamin A, a natural citral.
Citral=a chemical compound, either a pair/mixture of terpenoids a molecular formula. The two compounds are double isomers.
The purpose of lemongrass' use helps to inhibit the growth of certain bacteria and yeast, it contains substances that relieve pain, reduce fever, stimulate the uterus/menstral flow and has antioxidant properties.
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