Palmarosa Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martini Staph v motia, Andronpogon martinii
Family: Graminaceae (Poaceae)
Aroma: Floral, light
Perfume Note: Middle
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Source: Fresh or dried grass
Main Chemical Component: Geraniol
Blends Well With: Geranium, Ylang Ylang, Cedarwood, Lavender, Jasmine Absolute, Geranium, Rose Otto, Cypress, Sandalwood, Sweet Orange, Lemon, and Petitgrain oils
Description and Uses: Palmarosa essential oil has a light, lovely floral aroma which is uplifting and aids clarity of mind. Mixed with Sweet Almond oil, Palmarosa essential oil makes a wonderful skincare oil. Its reputation for stimulating cellular regeneration and moisturizing the skin makes it particularly useful for mature skin and acne. Palmarosa is also useful for athlete's foot and other fungal infections.
Traditional uses for Palmarosa Essential Oil include skin conditioner, soothing agent, emollient, and muscle relaxant.
Recipes Using Palmarosa Essential Oil:
Skin Health Blend:
8 drops Palmarosa essential oil
4 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil
4 drops Carrot Seed essential oil
1 oz carrier oil or lotion
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