Palmarosa is a tropical grass native to India. This grass is herbaceous and will remind you of Lemongrass and Citronella. It is frequently used to adulterate Rose oil and is widely used in perfumery.
Not a well-known oil, Palmarosa deserves a place in an aromatherapist's chest. It is to your benefit to become more familiar with Palmarosa and its history.Uses of Palmarosa Essential Oil
MadagascarHistory and Background
In Chinese Medicine, Palmarosa is cool and moist in energy. It also clears heat and strengthens yin energy, reinforces the heart yin and calms the mind.
We do not know when this plant was first distilled into an essential oil, but once it reached Europe, it was used in perfumery and skin care, including many soaps and facial products.
An interesting fact is that Palmarosa was once used as a flavoring for tobacco.
Holistically, Palmarosa encourages adaptability and feelings of security, while centering and comforting the heart. Good oil for those who are resistant to change and have difficulty letting go.Physical Description
Pale yellow or olive in color with a thin, watery consistency.Aromatic Description
Sweet, floral, rosy, and geranium-like aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Geraniol, farnesol, geranyl acetate, methylheptenone, citronellol, citral, dipentene and limoneneExtraction Technique
Steam distillation of fresh or dried grass.Information for Aromatherapists
Palmarosa oil is a middle note that blends well with Amyris, Basil, Bergamot, Cananga, Cedarwood, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang. Use small amounts in blends.
Our Palmarosa essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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