8 Unconventional Uses for Lemongrass Essential Oil For a Healthier & Happier Life

Lemongrass essential oil offers a wide array of health benefits. It is used as an analgesic, antimicrobial, fungicidal, astringent, deodorant, sedative, febrifuge and tonic agent among many other uses.

It has a scent just like lemons only that it is milder and sweeter. It can be used alongside many beverages like tea, in dessert as well as a flavoring agent in various foods.

Uses and Benefits

  • As an analgesic to relieve pain and inflammation in muscles, joints, toothache, headache fever and many others
  • As an antidepressant, it relieves stress and anxiety
  • It effective against bacterial and other microbes hence it will be effective in cleaning and healing of wounds, clearing intestinal and genital urinary bacterial infections as well as against skin infections
  • It helps bring down fever
  • It helps stop bleeding from cuts and wounds
  • It helps in relieving intestinal gas
  • It can be used as a deodorant
  • It is an effective diuretic
  • It’s effective against internal and external fungal infections
  • Helps lactating mothers enhance the quantity and quality of milk they produce
  • It is an effective insect repellent
  • Helps in managing diseases affecting the nervous system such as tremors, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson-ism
  • It is a highly effective sedative that is great in relieving tension, insomnia and anxiety
  • It is a great tonic for various body systems including, respiratory system, digestive system nervous system and excretory system


  • It is completely natural
  • Easily blends with other products


  • Cannot be used in pregnancy
  • May cause skin irritation