Lemongrass or citronella come with thin long green leaves. Native to India Sri Lanka and other South-east Asian countries this herb is a regular in Thai and Chinese recipes. However it is also used for aromatherapy and for repelling bugs thanks to its fresh citrus flavour. Lemongrass comes with a lot of medicinal properties. Starting from helping you in weight loss to relieving pain this herb does it all for you. Use it in your recipes have it with your tea or apple lemongrass oil topically. Aids in weight loss Being a natural diuretic lemongrass impels you to pee frequently.