Lemongrass has earned a reputation for its anti-pyretic property which reduces high fevers. Called fevergrass in some cultures the vapor is inhaled, leading to increased perspiration and eventually the complete removal of fever. Lemongrass has powerful pain relieving properties. It helps to alleviate muscle spasms by relaxing the muscles thereby leading to the reduction of pain-related symptoms. Another related benefit is for improvements in blood circulation. As an antifungal and antibacterial, lemongrass inhibits bacteria and yeast growth. It is said to be helpful in alleviating anxiety and depressive symptoms and is thus beneficial for nervous and stress-related conditions. The presence of Vitamin A in lemongrass makes it helpful for skin issues such as acne, pimples. It helps to brighten the skin and eyes and clear up oily skin thus improving acne. Lemongrass may improve poor body odor by controlling excessive sweating.