Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii var motia
Plant Part: Grass
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Description: The Palmarosa plant is wild growing and has terminal flowering tops as well as slender stems. The grassy leaves are very fragrant.
Color: Yellow to light brown liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Palmarosa Essential Oil has a sweet, floral fragrance with a hint of rose.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: Palmarosa Essential Oil properties include use as an antiseptic, bactericidal, cicatrizant, digestive, febrifuge, hydrating, stimulant (digestive, circulatory), and tonic. It is used extensively as a fragrance component in cosmetics, perfumes and especially soaps due to its excellent tenacity. Aromatherapists recommend it as an oil to diffuse during flu epidemics. Its action against viral illnesses and bacteria - coupled with the attractive smell - make it a great oil to use to disinfect a room.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Cananga, Geranium, Bergamot, Sandalwood and Cedarwood.
Cautions: Palmarosa Essential Oil is a dermal irritant. Avoid use if pregnant.