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Palmarosa Essential Oil Cymbopogon martini With its lemony floral scent, palmarosa helps us nurture our internal garden of love | Amor Aromatherapy [AEO.PAL] - $0.23 : Amor Aromatherapy, The Art of Bespoke Aromatherapy, Essential Oils, Perfumery, Create It Yourself Cosmetics & home of Amor Wellness Centre

Extraction Method:

Steam Distilled

Part of Plant: 


Country of Origin: 


Growing Method:



This wild growing plant has long slender stems and terminal flowering tops. The grassy leaves from which the essential oil is derived is extremely fragrant.


Pale yellow

Aromatic Description: 

Palmarosa essential oil has a sweet, floral fragrance with a hint of rose.

Strength of Aroma:

Medium to Strong

Blends well with:

Cananga, Geranium, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Guaiacwood, Cedarwood and floral oils.

Aromatic Note:



Thin to Medium

Common Uses: 

It is used extensively as a fragrance component in cosmetics, perfumes and especially soaps due to its excellent tenacity.

Aromatherapists recommend it as an oil to diffuse during flu epidemics. Its action against viral illnesses and bacteria – coupled with the attractive smell - make it a great oil to use to disinfect a room.

A cell regenerator, palmarosa balances oil production by any complexion type, but especially with acne or otherwise infected skin. Palmarosa treats stress and nervous exhaustion.

Maggie Tisserand, in her book “Stress: The Aromatic Solution” recommends Palmarosa for acne, alopecia, lack of concentration and depression with apathy and despair.

Therapeutic Actions: 

Antiseptic, bactericide, cytophylactic, digestive, febrifuge, hydrating, stimulant (digestive, circulatory), tonic.

Works with the following Body Systems:

Digestive, Nervous, Skin care

Best form of Application:

To skin - Massage, compress, bath, liniment, skin care.

Inhalation – direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporiser, steam inhalation.

Shelf life: 

Users can expect a shelf life of 6 Months to 2 Years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight).


None known.


Palmarosa was known as Indian Geranium Oil and used in combination with the more expensive rose oils.

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  • Model: AEO.PAL
  • 9978 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Essentialz

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 14 April, 2006.

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