Palmarosa is native to South Asia mainly India, It is a herbaceous green grass with long slender stem. This is found on Himalayan region like Nepal & Pakistan. The oil is extracted from dried grass before its flowering. Flowers are terminal. It has 2 verities one is Notia and other Sofia, Sofia is more active with pleasant smelling.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION BASED ON COA REPORTS:
Synonyms: Palmarosa, Cymbopogon martini, Indian Rosha, Motia, Turkish Geranium.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martini
Part Used: Grass & leaves
Color: Colorless to Pale yellow
Viscosity: Watery in Viscosity
Perfumery Note: Rosa & Geranial like
Shelf Life: Two years
Refractive Density: 1.467-1.480
Palmarosa is extracted by the mode of steam distillation through dried grass before flowering. The yield is 1 to 1.5 %.
Palmarosa is a Herbaceous grass with long leaves that grows best in well drained loam soil that is rich in organic matter. It grows in tropical condition where annual rainfall is above 140-160 cm.
10 Popular Health, Pharma Uses and benefits:
Ans. It is also known as Indian Rosha or Turkish geranium, Rosha or motia.The herbaceous green grass shares similarities with lemongrass and citronellathey vary slightly in their scent, from rose-like to lemony, spicy or citrus-like.
Ans. Palmarosa oil can blends well with Bergamot, rosemary, ylang ylang, lime & Geranium
Ans. the botanical name of Palmarosa is Cymbopogon martini.
Ans. it helps to moisturize your skin and fight signs of aging like wrinkles. It also helps to treat Candida, shingles, rashes, acne and blemishes.
Ans. Palmarosa oil is used to treat skin problems like eczema and psoriasis, as well as boils, abscesses and acne.It is also helps to relieves stress, anxiety, and nervous exhaustion, and alleviating arthritis and rheumatism.