8 Things You Need to Know About Lemongrass

Also known as serai, lemongrass is easy to grow and can help combat a multitude of health and beauty ailments!
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REPELS INSECTS

No, you aren’t imagining the scent when you use insect repellents! As published by the journal Parasite, a study proved that the smell of lemongrass is able to deter mosquitoes and stable flies. To make your own insect shield, fill a spray bottle with warm water and add as many drops as you like – the more drops, the stronger the scent. But if you’re struggling with swells from bug bites, soothe some lemongrass oil over them and let its anti-inflammatory magic do its work.

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