Lemongrass essential oil is used as aromatherapy to relieve muscle pain, externally to kill bacteria, ward off insects, and reduce body aches, and internally to help your digestive system. It can also be used for cooking and it adds a pleasant natural fragrance to cosmetics, soaps and homemade deodorizers. The properties are known to have antifungal, insecticidal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It contains antioxidant properties. It also contains substances that are used to alleviate muscle pain and reduce fever.