Pure, Therapeutic Palmarosa essential oil, also called East Indian Geranium or Rosha Grass
Cymbopogon martinii Stapf
Extraction method / Source
Steam Distilled / Grass
Sweet, lemony, rosy-floral
Geraniol, geranyl acetate, linalool
Botanical family: Graminaea (Grasses)
Regions of Production
Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
History / Fun Facts
Palmarosa and Gingergrass essential oils are distilled from two different varieties of Cymbopogon martinii.
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. 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.
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.
Modes of Administration
Topical: massage, compress, bath, ointment, skin care
Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer.
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
Non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing
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