Lemongrass essential oil has been used for centuries as an effective treatment for various ailments. It is also known to be one of the most relaxing oils on Earth.
Lemongrass oil contains citral, a compound with strong antibacterial properties. Citral is found in lemongrass leaves, lemon grass stems, and citrus fruits. It has been shown to kill bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella typhimurium, Staphylococcus aureus, and Streptococcus pyogenes.