Pure Therapeutic Palmarosa essential oil, also called East Indian Geranium or Rosha Grass
Botanical name : Cymbopogon martinii Stapf.
Extraction method / Source : Steam Distilled / Grass
Aroma : Sweet, lemony, rosy-floral
Note classification : Top, Middle Odor Intensity : 3
Key constituents : Geraniol, geranyl acetate, linalool Current Certificate of Analysis available upon request
Shelf Life: 4 years or longer, if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.
Plant description : Botanical family : Graminaea (Grasses)
Regions of Production : Nepal
Growing Practices : Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
Properties : Anti-bacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, anxiolytic, bactericidal, cytophylactic, digestive, febrifuge, hydrating, tonic. Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.
Uses / Benefits : Promotes appetite and healthy digestion. Palmarosa as been shown to have a beneficial effect on managing intestinal flora. Antiseptic, nourishing and hydrating to the skin, helps balance sebum production and stimulates cell regeneration. Recommended for all skin types, especially acne and minor skin infections and dermatitis.
Modes of Administration : Topical : massage, compress, bath, ointment, skin care Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
Fragrant influences: Calming, helps relieve anxiety. Promotes a sense of personal security and emotional flexibility, helps release feelings of possessiveness, comforting to the heart, supports healthy grieving. Encourages personal growth and enthusiasm for life.
Safety : Non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing
Blends well with : Bay, Benzoin, Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lemon, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Orange, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
History / Fun Facts : Palmarosa and Gingergrass essential oils are distilled from two different varieties of Cymbopogon martinii.
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