Palmarosa Essential Oil
Palmarosa essential oil is extracted from Cymbopogon martini (also known as Cymbopogon martinii var. martinii) of the Gramineae family and is also known as East Indian and Turkish geranium, as well as Indian rosha and motia.
This particular essential oil is fast becoming a firm favorite in essential oil therapy and aromatherapy, as it has excellent skin care properties and is also used in massage oils, while calming the mind and uplifting and invigorating the spirits and clearing muddled thinking.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martini
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Grass
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Fresh, floral, sweet. Aromatically, Palmarosa Oil is somewhat similar to Geranium Oil.
Traditional Use: Primarily used in the fragrance industry, it is also known as an insect repellant.
Safety Information: There is no indication of any special precautions when using this oil
Important Note: The palmarosa essential oil information provided within the Essential Oil Properties & Profiles area is intended for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before.
Shelf Time: 3 years when it is store in a cool dry place protected from sunlight
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