Botanical name: Cymbopogon martinii
Plant part: Grass/leaves
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Common uses: Palmarosa has been known for its calming yet uplifting effect on emotions, and it refreshes and clarifies the mind. It acts as a tonic to the digestive system and appears to be helpful when the body is overheated.
Palmarosa also has traditionally been used for problem skin due to its antiseptic properties.
Strength of aroma: Medium
Aromatic scent: Sweet, floral, slightly dry with a hint of rose.
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