Lemongrass has many potential uses in aromatherapy. In skincare it's often blended with a base lotion or cream and used to treat oily skin, acne, for toning open pores and in insect repellent lotions.
In massage lemongrass is commonly found in preparations to soothe aching joints and muscles as well as toning muscles, easing tired legs and fatigued bodies. It's often found in sport massage blends. It can be used to stimulate the appetite and relieve indigestion through massage too. When burned or vaporised it is used to stimulate, revive and energise the emotions and relieve stress related conditions as well as easing nervous exhaustion. It's an antiseptic and is used to help avoid infections, sore throats and laryngitis and reduce fevers.