Botanical/INCI name: cymbopogon martini (palmarosa) oil
Botanical family: gramineae
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Palmarosa is pale yellow or olive in color. Its aroma is sweet, floral, rosy, and geranium-like.
Areas of Body Affected: Skin, digestive system, nervous system, thyroid.
Properties of Oil: Antiseptic, bactericidal, cicatrizant, digestive, febrifuge, cell regenerative, hydrating, stimulant (digestive, circulatory), tonic.
Physical Conditions: Acne, dermatitis, minor skin infections, scars, sores, wrinkles, anorexia, digestive atonia, intestinal infections, nervous exhaustion, stress-related conditions.
Holistic Uses: In Chinese Medicine, cool and moist in energy, fire element, clears heat and strengthens yin energy, reinforces heart yin and calms mind. Encourages adaptability and feeling of security, centers and comforts the heart and mind. Good for those who are resistant to change and have difficulty letting go.
Blends Well With: amyris, basil, cananga, cedarwood, geranium, rosemary, rosewood, sandalwood, other floral oils. Use small amounts in blend.
Chemical Components: Geraniol, farnesol, geranyl acetate, methylheptenone, citronellol, citral, dipentene and limonene.
Process of Extraction: Steam or water distillation of fresh or dried grass.
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