It has the ability to reduce pain and inflammation, helps relieve pain in muscles and joints, toothaches and headaches from viral infections like cough, cold, influenza, fever. It also helps reduce general body pain resulting from strenuous activities. It has antimicrobial and antiseptic properties which makes it an inhibitor of microbial and bacterial growth in the body, internally and externally. It has been known to be effective in inhibiting bacterial infections in the digestive system, urinary tracts, wounds and respiratory system. while also helping the body to rid of diseases resulting bacterial or microbial infection, skin diseases and bad body odor.
Cymbopogon can be a far better choice as a deodorant because it does not cause irritation to the skin. In a diluted form, Cymbopogon has been very effective as a deodorant without any side effects, the best benefits being no damage to your body or the environment. When applied topically, it can increase urination, both in frequency and in quantity. When a person urinates, toxins leave the body, thus making urination key in cleaning out the kidneys. Cymbopogon has been very effective as a fungicide and may be used to get rid of fungal infections, both external and internal.