Essential Oil Profile
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Martini
Country of Origin: Brazil
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Scent Profile: Fresh, floral, sweet, lemony, dry-geranium like scent with a hint of rose
Perfumery Note: Middle
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES / HEALTH BENEFITS
Palmarosa possesses a number of therapeutic and health benefits. This includes antiseptic, digestive, a stimulant, cicatrisant, and febrifuge.
|Relieve discomfort of flu and fever||Fights infections against fever|
|Prevents depression and anxiety||Natural antiseptic|
|Fights feelings of anger, nervousness and fatigue||Aids in digestion due to stomachic properties|
|Cures sores, cracks on skin and Athlete’s Foot|
PALMAROSA IN SKIN CARE
Minimizes acne scars: Palmarosa contains natural antiseptic properties. It can also heal broken capillaries, wrinkles and minor sun exposure related skin damages.
Hydrating: Palmarosa helps the body retain moisture, keeping the skin soft, moist and youthful. It can also relieve inflammation and symptoms of dehydration on the surface of the skin, as well as in the tissues under the skin layers.
How to use for face care
Add one drop of essential oil to one dollop of your face cream or lotion and apply every two days. Do not be tempted to add more oil. Higher doses do not work better than regular applications.
How to use for body care
Use no more than 4 to 5 drops for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. Apply the mixture all over skin and pat dry or allow full absorption.
PALMAROSA IN HEALTH CARE
Reduces fever: Because of its antiviral, antibacterial and antiseptic properties, Palmarosa can help to cool down the body from high temperatures, reducing fevers. Whether the fever is due to a viral or bacterial infection, Palmarosa is capable of reducing the fever, thus protecting the body from further damage.
Aids digestion: A healthy digestive system can be achieved with the use of Palmarosa oil. This oil stimulates the secretion of digestive juices into the stomach, promoting digestion. It also aids in the absorption of nutrients from food.
HOW TO USE
– In a nebuliser
– In an oil burner
– In baths or inhalation
BLENDS WELL WITH
Palmarosa blends well with rose, geranium, lavender, bergamot, sandalwood, orange and ylang ylang essential oils.
Palmarosa is a non-irritant, non-sensitizing and non-toxic essential oil, however, it is best avoided when pregnant.