Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martini Origin: Nepal Cultivation: certified organic Part of Plant: flowering plant Extraction: steam
Common Uses: Antiseptic, antiviral and fever reducing, excellent oil to have close at hand to prevent and quickly heal seasonal illnesses. Palmarosa is a very good overall body tonic, deodorant and anti fungal oil. It is used to treat digestive problems, sluggish digestion and loss of appetite. Palmarosa can be helpful for those struggling with anorexia or other eating disorders.
Emotional/Psychological Uses: Calming and refreshing, Palmarosa helps lift depression, anxiety and fatigue.
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: One of the best oils for the skin. Clears acne and oily skin types, regulates sebum, aids regeneration of the skin and wound healing. Also used for eczema, scars and prematurely aged skin.
Blends Well With: Other grasses like Lemongrass and Vetiver. Also nice with Conifers like Black Spruce and Fir. Also Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Orange, Bergamot, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood and Black Pepper.
Try It: Combine with Geranium Rose, Neroli and Rosemary for a regenerating skin lotion or cream - mix this blend with mashed papaya for a nourishing, regenerating skin mask.
Best Ways to Use: Bath, facial clay/mask, carpet deodorizer, deodorant, lotion/cream and massage