Palmarosa

Botanical Name:                   Cymbopogon martini

Synonym:                             

Botanical Family:                  Gramineae

Country of Origin:                India, Comoros Islands and Madagascar

Plant Part:                              Grass, leaves

Extraction Method:               Steam distillation

Characteristics:                    sweet, floral, hint of rose

Properties:                             Antiseptic, antiviral, bacteriacide, cytophylactic, febrifuge

Chemical Constituents:      
Geraniol, citronellol, farnesol, citral, citronellal, geranyl acetate, dipentene, limonene

 

Indications:

 

Mind & Spirit:                                   

 

  • Calming and uplifting
  • Refreshes the mind.

 

Body: 

                       

  • Reduces fever
  • Tonic to the digestive system
  • Stimulates appetite, may be helpful with anorexia sufferers
  • Moisturises dry skin
  • Helps skin regrowth, eradicates wrinkles 
  • Relieves sore, stiff muscles.

 

Contraindications:                Nil

Note:                                     Top

Odour Intensity:                    6

Blends well with:                 
Bergamot, citronella, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lime, orange, petitgrain, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, ylang ylang

 

Traditions:                

Palmarosa is also known as Indian Geranium Oil and is often used to adulterate the more expensive rose. 

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