Palmarosa Oil


Palmarosa oil is extracted from cymbopogon martini (a.k.a. Cymbopogon martinii var. martinii) from the Gramineae family and also known as East Indian and Turkish geranium as well as Indian Rosha and Motia.

Chemical Constituents
The main chemical components of Palmarosa oil are: Geraniol, Citronellol, Farnesol, Citral, Citronellal, Geranyl Acetate, Dipentene and Limonene.

Palmarosa oil has a sweet floral with a hint of rose smell and is pale yellow in color with a nearly watery viscosity. Although essential oils blend well with one another, Palmarosa oil blends particularly well with Geranium, Bergamot, Rosemary, Lime and Ylang ylang.

Application & Usage

  1. In the manufacturing of rose based cosmetic products like soap etc.
  2. Antiseptic, antiviral, bactericide, cytophylactic, digestive and febrifuge.
  3. Palmarosa oil possesses the quality to calm the mind and are quite helpful in physical, neural & stress-related problems.
  4. In vapor therapy Palmarosa oil can help in convalescence, fatigue, nervousness, exhaustion, stress and in relaxing.
  5. In blended massage oil or diluted in the bath, Palmarosa could assist in convalescence, exhaustion, Anti-inflammatory, fatigue, nervousness, stress, eczema and relaxation.
Consumer Industries
Manufacturers of bathing soaps and shampoos, pain balms, flavors esp. tobacco, perfumery esp. rose, deodorants, scents, sprays, polishes, hair tonics, etc muscle toning lotions and balms
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