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The Aromatherapist

Palmarosa

Certified Organic Essential Oil, 10 ml

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martini
Origin: Nepal
Part of Plant: flowering plant
Extraction: steam
Major Biochemical Compounds: Geraniol, Geranyl acetate, Linalool, beta-Caryophyllene, trans- beta-Ocimene
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: Palmarosa is a great oil for daily detoxification; add it to your shower gel or deodorant, use it in the sauna or bath. Aside from its fresh, beautiful aroma, Palmarosa helps to balance the skin, strengthen immunity and assist in the elimination of toxins.
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.
Inside Info: 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 (see 'Methods of Use'): Bath, facial clay/mask, carpet deodorizer, deodorant, lotion/cream and massage