Palmarosa Essential Oil
Botanical Name : Cymbopogon Martini
Extraction method : Stream Distillation
Perfumery Note : Middle
Aromatic Description : Sweet floral, with a hint of rose smell
Therapeutic properties : Antiseptic, antiviral, bactericide, cytophylactic, digestive, febrifuge and hydrating.
Description : Palmarosa essential oil is warming to the body. It relaxes muscles, lessens pain, and reduces inflammation. It is mood uplifting. It also is known for its healing, regenerating, and moisturizing effects on the skin. Palmarosa moisturizes and helps balance sebum production for dry, oily, or combination skin types, improving the appearance of skin.
Use : Calms the mind, yet has an uplifting effect, clear muddled thinking, counter physical and nervous exhaustion, cool the body of fever, aid in the digestive system, help to clear intestinal infection, digestive atonia and anorexia nervosa, relieve sore and stiff muscles, moisturizes the skin, while balancing the hydration levels and stimulating cell regeneration, balance production of sebum, use with acne, dermatitis, preventing scarring, rejuvenating and regenerating the skin.
Blend well with : Geranium, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Patchouli, citruses, and florals like Rose.
Oil Burner: Add 4 drops of essential oil for a burning time of 20 minutes.
Massage: Dilute 3-5 drops of essential oil in 10 ml. of carrier oil.
Inhalation: Put 5 drops in 200 ml. of steamed water and inhale for 3-5 minutes.
Bath: Put 15 drops of essential oil in the bath tub for a 20 minutes bath.
Precautions : Palmarosa oil has no known contra indications and is considered a non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing essential oil.
General Safety Information : Do not take any oils internally. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.