The Benefits Of Palmarosa Essential Oil - All You Need To Know

Palmarosa essential oil is known by its Latin name, Cymbopogon Martinii. In India, it is known as Indian Geranium. We can elaborate that Palmarosa essential oil is used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and medicine. Palmarosa essential oil is also a powerful treatment for skincare as well as anti-mosquito repellent.

What Is Palmarosa?

Basically, Palmarosa is not the descendent of the rose family, it can be considered as part of the lemongrass family. Mostly it is soft, rosy with citrus hints. Let me elaborate to you about the Palmarosa plant, it is tall, grassy and tufty. It is also a perennial herb that is native to India but now cultivated worldwide. It is especially cultivated in a humid, tropical atmosphere and broadly cultivated in the wetlands of India, Nepal and Vietnam.

How Is Palmarosa Made Into An Essential Oil?

Palmarosa grows sluggishly and takes more than three months to mature. After the flower is grown it converts its color to dark red. Once the flowers are converted into the red the crop is harvested and then the process of drying is carried out. The Palmarosa oil is extracted from the stem of the grass by steam distillation. The distillation process is carried about 2-3 hours to separate the oil from the Palmarosa. This oil will possess a yellowish color which is a high concentration of the chemical compound, Geraniol. 

Aromatic & Topical Usage of Palmarosa Essential Oil:

Apart from having great therapeutic values (as listed below), Palmarosa Essential Oil is quite rich in its aromatic and skin care values, due to which, the oil is widely used as a valuable ingredient in SoapperfumescosmeticsAromatherapy & Skin care industry . It is also used in massage oil as it provides a soothing effect on skin and retains the moisture of skin. The oil is widely used in creams and lotions as it has a moisturizing and hydrating effect on skin. 

Therapeutic Benefits Of Pure Palmarosa Oil:

Fights Viral Infections:

Palmarosa oil helps to diminish the virus. It is not easy to kill the virus. Basically, the virus develops a protective coating around itself which is known as a cyst. When the virus finds good conditions outside them they open the cyst and start multiplying. And right at this stage palmarosa oil comes to the rescue and helps to eliminate the virus.

Aids digestion:

Palmarosa Essential Oil promotes the secretion of digestive juices and encourages the absorption of nutrients. This directly helps in boosting the digestive system as well as improve its functioning in the long term.

Fight depression and anxiety:

Having a relaxing and intoxicating fragrance, Palmarosa Essential Oil has a substantial effect on the nervous system. With the help of this, the symptoms like depression and anxiety are treated. Palmarosa oil also helps to cure respiratory problems, boost the immune system, reduce anxiety and stress

Boosts respiratory system:

For centuries, Palmarosa Oil is considered the best treatment for coughs, bronchitis and other respiratory problems. It possesses strong antibacterial and antiviral properties which are considered an effective natural remedy to clear congestion and promote a healthy respiratory system.

Reduces fever:

We can say that palmarosa oil has antiseptic, antiviral and antibacterial characteristics which possess the capability of reducing fever. No matter what is the cause of illness, Palmarosa Essential Oil helps to cool and calm the system. 

Heals Skin:  

Palmarosa has natural regenerative characteristics. It helps in improving the skin's natural ability to heal itself with faster cell regeneration when massaged into your skin. It diminishes acne by regulating your skin's natural production of sebum. Dab a few drops on each pimple with a cotton swab. 

Prevents Sepsis:

Septic can occur at sensitive internal organs such as the urinary tracts, urinary bladder, urethra, colon, and kidneys. Palmarosa oil helps to cure wounds and any type of infection in the genito-urinary organs. When applied externally on wounds, it protects them from infections and also kills the bacteria that have already grown in them. And if you take the palmarosa oil internally it helps to inhibit the bacterial growth in the genito-urinary tracts and provides effective protection against septic.

Treats Dehydration:

This is considered one of the relaxing properties of palmarosa essential oil. It equally assists your body to retain moisture in the tissues and maintains the moisture balance throughout the body. With the help of this, it relieves inflammation and many other symptoms of dehydration and is exceptionally good for the skin. It keeps the skin soft, moist, and looking young.

Palmarosa Essential Oil Blends Well With:

Palmarosa Essential Oil blends well with Rose OilGeranium OilLavender OilBergamot OilSandalwood OilOrange Oil and Ylang Ylang essential oils.

Safety Tips:

Palmarosa is a non-irritant, non-sensitizing and non-toxic essential oil, however, it is best avoided when pregnant and read relevant text and take expert opinion before using the oil for its

medicinal benefits.

Final Summary: 

Likewise, you can use or apply the Palmarosa Essential Oil with the above safety tips and enjoy the benefits of Palmarosa Essential Oil. You can freely ask any questions at Comment down your favorite Palmarosa Essential Oil in the comment section below. 

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