Lemongrass has been used in Brazilian folk medicine because of its anticonvulsant and hypnotic effects. Many studies found out that lemongrass is beneficial in lowering blood pressure and reducing inflammation. Lemongrass contains powerful antioxidants. According to the Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology & Research, antifungal, anti diarrheal, antiseptic, antispasmodic and antibacterial properties of lemongrass can help to treat gastrointestinal and nervous disorders, and fever as well as other health problems. Moreover, people also use lemongrass oil as one of natural home remedies for oral thrush. Lemongrass oil can inhibit the growth of Candia and prevent this problem from worsening. If you use this treatment for at least one week, you can see a significant improvement.