Aside from cooking, it can also be used for other purposes. Lemon grass also has good effects to the body. Lemon grass aids in cutting down the cholesterol, uric acid and toxins in the system. At the same time, this helps in stimulating digestion and blood circulation. Consequently, gastroenteritis and indigestion can be avoided. Lemon grass is even used to minimize the pimples and acne on the face. Good for the skin and nails. Useful for fever, flu, headaches and intestinal irritations.