The sweet grass from Southeast Asia is not only delicious and can be used in many ways in Thai cuisine, but can also be used as a medicinal herb. The grass gets its name from its lemon-like aroma, which is revealed when grated or cut. This pleasant fragrance works against mosquitoes and insects. Lemongrass is antibacterial and is used for skin problems and colds. In aromatherapy, the essential oils derived from lemongrass are used to increase well-being. Lemongrass essence in bath products, shower gels, lotions, massage oils and fragrance lamps stimulates the organism and dispels tiredness.