Lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratum, has astringent and tonic properties that make it useful in the treatment of acne and other skin inflammations. Lemongrass has been found helpful in treating oily skin as well as dry skin. It balances skin oil by helping to normalize oil production.
Lemongrass makes a tea that is a mild sedative and an aromatic, antiseptic bath. In hair care, it helps control dandruff.
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