Lemongrass is a tropical, grassy plant which botanically referred to as Cymbopogon flexuosus. It is commonly used for aromatherapy as it has a pleasing, potent scent. In Ayurveda, it is utilized as a stimulant that benefits the body and mind. Lemongrass oil is commonly taken orally, applied directly to the skin, or inhaled as aromatherapy for many different conditions. In food and beverages, lemongrass is used as a flavoring. For example, lemongrass leaves are commonly used as “lemon” flavoring in herbal teas. In manufacturing, lemongrass is used as a fragrance in deodorants, soaps, and cosmetics. Lemongrass is also used in making vitamin A and natural citral.