Belonging to Poaceae family, lemongrass is widely popular because of its citrusy flavor and aroma. Native to India, lemongrass is used for various culinary purposes but its antibacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal properties have gained its prominence in far flung areas. In short, lemongrass prevents as well as cures stomach disorders, aches, fever, edema, rheumatism, infections and respiratory disorders. It regulates cholesterol levels in the body and boosts nervous system, immune system, and cellular health. It also promotes healthy skin and hair. It detoxifies naturally and prevents type 2 diabetes and cancer. Because of its aromatic genius, it is widely used in aromatherapy and relieves fatigue and anxiety. It is also used in perfumes. Here are best health benefits of lemongrass.