Lemon grass is a plant native to India, South east Asia and Oceania. It’s widely used as a herb in soups, teas and curries and also with beef, fish and poultry for its subtle citrus flavour. It is also used as an oil which can have many uses such as – pesticide, preservative and also as an aromatherapy oil. It is used for its anti-fungal properties as it repels insects from crops and one of the few natural pesticides available.
Lemon grass also has many medical uses such as – treating stomach-ache, high blood pressure, pain, vomiting, coughs and much more. It can be inhaled as an aromatherapy oil and also used directly to the skin to treat headaches and other pains.