Palmarosa Essential Oil
Palmarosa pure essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves, stalks and flower heads of the grass like plants, Cymbopogon martinii, which grow to about 1 metre in height. The oil has a sweet, floral scent which is used as a middle note in perfumery. Palmarosa is used in soaps, cosmetics and body care products as it has excellent skin care properties. It has no known contraindications and is considered non-toxic, non-sentitising and a non iritant essential oil. It is useful in relieving stiff and sore muscles, athletes foot, acne, dermatitis, stress and chronic fatigue.
Botanical name: Cymbopogon martinii
Method of extraction: Steam distilled
Plant part used: Leaves