Palmarosa Essential Oil, Nepal


10 ml     289 Thai Baht
30 ml     669 Thai Baht
100 ml   1,649 Thai Baht
          Also known as “Rosha” in parts of India or Indian Rose, Palmarosa grass has a long Ayurvedic history and has been distilled since the beginning of the distillation practice in the 18th century. It has a pleasant Rose or Geranium Rose like aroma and fractions of Palmarosa are commonly used to dilute or adulterate true Rose essential oil.
          Native to the Indian subcontinent, Palmarosa is a wild herbaceous plant, growing to a height of nine feet (three meters). With long, slender stems, fragrant grassy leaves, and flowers in terminal clusters. It has bushy clusters similar to aloe vera but the grass is not as thick as aloe vera. Palmarosa is a member of the Cymbopogon (formerly Andropogon) genus of aromatic tropical grasses. Palmarosa has a soft, lemony-fresh green scent with hints of geranium and rose. Palmarosa essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh or dried grass.


Palmarosa 100% Pure Essential Oil, Nepal

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii
Origin:                  Nepal
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Parts used:           Leaves/Grass
Color:           Pale Yellow
Perfumery Note:  Middle         
Consistency:        Thin
Aromatic Description: Floral Fresh and Sweet with some hint of Rose Geranium or Rose
Blends well with: Bay, Bergamot, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Geranium, Geranium Rose, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Hinoki, Immortelle, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Mandarin, Melissa, Myrrh, Neroli, Opoponax, Orange, Osmanthus, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Ravensara, Rose, Rose Geranium, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang, Yuzu
Initial Strength:   Medium to Strong
Class:           Monoterpenol

          In aromatherapy Palmarosa may be useful for stress related problems, nervousness, fatigue and insecurity. It may help in cases where there is difficulty with change, and the frequent absence of intimate loved ones. Palmarosa is recommended for those who feel clingy, jealous, negativity, suffer from insomnia, or anxiety.
          Palmarosa cooling and moisturizing and is often used as a skin conditioner for acne, eczema, scarring, aging /mature skin and to encourage skin rejuvenation. The mashed leaves have been added to baths for centuries for fragrance and conditioning.
          It has excellent antifungal and antibacterial qualities and is a good mosquito repellent against Anopheles cullicifacies, a common carrier of malaria. (Not recommended for Aedes aegypti the mosquito most common carrier of Dengue and Zika virus).

Note: Most essential oils cannot be taken internally, but even when they can, essential oils are highly concentrated and require dilution, special training and caution that Aroma & More does not yet provide. You can never drink any essential oils at 100% strength or diluted in water-based liquids.

Caution: Low risk of skin sensitivity or allergic reaction. Recommended maximum below 6.5% in blends applied to skin. Essential oils can be harmful if used improperly. Information is provided for educational purposes only. It is up to the customer to determine if the product is right for their intended purpose. Special consideration should be made before applying essential oils to pregnant women, children or the elderly. If under a doctor's care, please consult the physician before using essential oils. If applying to skin essential oils must be diluted correctly and Aroma & More recommends testing on a small area of skin to check for reaction before attempting a full body massage. Claims have not been evaluated by the FDA.


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