Hidden Secrets of Palmarosa Oil & the Palmarosa Plant

Antibacterial & Antiviral


Botanical name (Latin): Cymbopogon martinii
Plant family: Poaceae
Aroma profile: Palmarosa Essential Oil smells fresh, floral and sweet.
Perfumery note: Middle
Essential oil extraction method: Steam distillation
Native region/origin
: India
Growing habit: Perennial herb standing 3 meters height
Parts used: Grass Blades

Benefits of Palmarosa Essential Oil

In skin care, Palmarosa Essential Oil can be helpful for balancing dry, oily and combination skin types. A little goes a long way in skin care applications.

For emotional applications, Palmarosa Essential Oil can be helpful during times of anxiety and can be comforting and help soothe grief, emotional wounds and help diminish anger. 

History of Palmarosa Essential Oil

Ancient medicine: In Ayurvedic practices, Palmarosa Essential Oil was known as ‘Rohisha’. Palmarosa Oil was used to treat a variety of conditions, from bronchitis and other respiratory conditions to fevers and jaundice.European uses: Although it’s unknown exactly when Palmarosa Oil reached Europe, when it did, it was used for its fragrance in a wide range of soaps and cosmetics. Palmarosa Essential Oil was even used in tobacco products.Early origins: Traditional Chinese medicine believed that Palmarosa Oil promoted the body’s moistening and cooling functions. This made it an effective remedy for treating conditions related to inflammation.

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