Palmarosa Essential Oil

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From the same family as Lemongrass and Citronella, Palmarosa has a gentler nature and fragrance (more similar to Geranium) and is used for its calming and restorative effects on the mind, skin and body

Nature/Essence – Balancing & Restorative

Palmarosa oil is used for dull, dry or devitalised skin to aid hydration and regeneration. It has antiseptic activity and is balancing and gentle on the skin - a good choice for blemishes, fungal conditions, eczema and dry cracked skin.

Palmarosa is considered a digestive and overall tonic, helping to maintain wellbeing and restore healthy balance. It can be used in a massage oil to revive the body and stimulate digestion, and makes a good addition in personal insect repellent sprays.

Palmarosa has a calming effect, a nice oil to help restore the nervous system during stress and exhaustion. It is said to help regain a sense of inner security, a good choice when jealousy or internal conflict are upsetting your emotional balance. It is said to help stimulate appetite and is useful for those who can’t eat due to nerves or emotional upset.

Like its close relatives Lemongrass and Citronella, Palmarosa can be used as an insect repellent and air purifier.

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Common name Palmarosa Oil
Botanical name   Cymbopogon martini
Plant parts used Leaves
Extraction method    Distillation
Origin India
Appearance Pale yellow to yellow 
Odour description Sweet, floral, rose-like
Main constituents Geraniol, geranyl acetate, linalool, geranyl formate
Specific gravity Min. 0.879 - Max. 0.896
Optical rotation Min. -3.0 - Max. +6.0 
Refractive index Min. 1.470 - Max. 1.478 
Documents SDS


  • Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to us 
  • For external use only 
  • Do not apply to skin undiluted 
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy 
  • Perform a patch test prior to use 
average rating 4.8 out of 5
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Reviewed by Yumi N.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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It smells beautiful and makes my cream gorgeous.

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Reviewed by Cindy C.
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Very light Rose and grass smell

Rose essential oil is extremely expensive so I have bought Rose Geranium to replace it. This time I even try to see whether it can replace Rose Geranium because it is cheaper. But NO. Rose Geranium has stronger rose + lemon scents. Palmarosa only have very very light rose scent but more grass or lemongrass scent. If you don't compare it to rose, it still smells nice, but can't replace rose geranium or rose. Do I recommend this product? Not the priority but you can try after you have got a lot of essential oils already.

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Reviewed by Wendy M.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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A lovely quality oil

This is often undervalued oil but it is highly useful in blends - enjoying using it

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