Palmarosa is extracted by steam distillation of a dried grass. This oil is known as the best natural remedy for the skin problems such as dry skin. It has antiseptic, digestive, antiviral, cytophylactic, bactericidal, and hydrating properties that are very effective for treating body's issues. The oil is also a common component of perfumes, soaps and other cosmetic products. It is also used as an insect repellant.
About Palmarosa: Palmarosa is a grass that has a sweet, floral aroma. Botanical name of this grass is Cymbopogon martini. It has a close relation to other grasses like lemongrass and citronella. This grass originally can be found in North and Central India. Nowadays, it is also cultivated in some part of Africa and Madagascar.
Palmarosa oil: The oil is extracted from a dried grass and has a variety of therapeutic uses. The oil can also be blended with other essential oils such as lime, rosemary, geranium, and bergamot.
Uses of Palmarosa oil:
1. Palmarosa oil has hydrating property that is effective to regenerate dry skin. This oil is a very effective remedy for various skin conditions such as eczema, skin boils, cuts, acne, and dermatitis and other skin and fungal infections. It is also effective for dog skin disorders. It can also help for some scars and wounds.
2. Digestive: The oil has this property that is efficient in preventing the digestive system from any infections such as intestinal infections and other related conditions. It also helps indigestion.
3. The oil has a sweet floral aroma that helps to drive away stress, nervousness and anxiety. It helps to calm the mind. Moreover, it also helps to relax body muscles.
4. This oil is also used commonly for respiratory disorders such as coughs, and bronchitis.
The oil can be used in dishes likewise as lemongrass. It can also be blended with vegetable oil.