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Cymbopogon martinii  Grown on Yidinjdji land, Australia

Palmarosa is a soft and sweet lemony-floral aroma & has a wonderful nourishing effect on the skin.

Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil

Plant Part: Leaves

Note: Top to Middle Note

Aroma Families: Herbal, Floral, Rosy

Aroma: Smooth, fresh, grassy aroma with mild rosy-geraniol and delicate citrus zest top notes.

Blends with:

Amyris, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Citronella, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lime, Rose, Mandarin, Melissa, Neroli, Oakmoss, Orange, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood & Ylang Ylang 

“Palmarosa [essential] oil is used ... in many perfumes, particularly in soap perfumes, where its greater tenacity, probably due to its content of farnesol and sesquiterpenes, is of outstanding effect, far beyond the effect gained from commercial geraniol produced e.g. from citronella [essential] oil.”*2.


Balances the skin, helps recuperation, nourishes, warming, antiseptic & enhances wellbeing.

Recommended use:

It is a warming oil that works well in massage blends for muscular stiffness; in a blend or bath to help with fatigue & mental clarity.

Care Instructions:

Not recommended for ingestion. Skin sensitization (low risk), drug interaction (those metabolized by CYP2B6); a maximum dermal use level of 6.5% is recommended, otherwise has GRAS status (Generally Recognized as Safe).*1. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.

Information on the traditional uses and properties are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before use.

Easy Recipe

Gentle Scalp Massage

For dry flaky scalp




30ml Olive Oil

1 drop Palmarosa Essential Oil

1 drop Patchouli Essential Oil

1 drop Lavender Essential Oil


Blend all the ingredients & gently massage into scalp & brush through. Leave overnight. Wash out in the morning & repeat two times per week until remedied.


1.Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 379.

2.Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, pp. 501-2.