• Palmarosa Essential Oil

Palmarosa Essential Oil

  • Product Code: EO-P01
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Palmarosa essential oil has a sweet, rosy floral aroma with lemony, rose-geranium undertones. Palmarosa has excellent skincare properties and is also beneficial for nervous tension and stress-related complaints.
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  • Ex Tax: £1.87

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Palmarosa is a tall, herbaceous grass with long stems, aromatic leaves and flowering tops. It is native to Pakistan and India but is also cultivated in Indonesia, Brazil, the Comoro Islands, Africa and Madagascar. Palmarosa essential oil is steam-distilled from the fresh or dried grass which is harvested before the plant flowers. Palmarosa essential oil is also sometimes called Turkish Geranium, East Indian Geranium or Rose Geranium.

Because of its rose-like aroma, Palmarosa essential oil has historically been used to adulterate Rose oil. It has also been used in traditional Indian medicine to treat fevers, infectious diseases, rheumatism and nerve pain. Palmarosa was also used to make incense blends in India, and was traded through the trading routes of India and Persia where it migrated for use in the West.


  • Species: Cymbopogon martinii
  • Plant family: Poaceae (Gramineae)
  • Origin: India
  • Note: Middle
  • Extraction method: Steam distilled

 

Safety Note:
 
Non toxic. 
 
Skin:
  
 
Palmarosa is a popular skincare ingredient. It helps to hydrate the skin, balance sebum levels and regenerate healthy new cells. It is suitable for all skin types but is particularly helpful for dry and damaged skin. It can also help fight infection in wounds and prevent scarring.
 
Mind:
 
 
Palmarosa helps calm the mind and has an uplifting effect. It is beneficial for stress, anxiety and nervous exhaustion and can also help if you are feeling, confused, lonely, vulnerable and insecure.
 
Body:
 
 
Palmarosa is a good digestive stimulant and can help with sluggish digestion and lack of appetite. It can also help combat digestive infections, fight fever and fatigue and is therefore a popular oil to use during convalescence. 
 
Blends well with:
Most oils particularly Bergamot, Jasmine, Sandalwood.


Allergen Listings:

Citral 1%, Geraniol 85%, Farnesol 1.2%, Limonen 1%, Linalool 4%

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