HE26 | Palmerosa Oil

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HE26 | Palmerosa Oil

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~ Cymbopogon Martinii ~

Native to India, this wild, herbal plant has long fragrant, grass-like leaves from which the essential oil is derived. It typically reaches about one meter high.


Uses:
Palmerosa is used in cosmetics, soaps, and body care products to balance, moisturize and regenerate the skin. Useful in relieving sore muscles, stress, and chronic fatigue. It is tonifying to the digestive and intestinal tracts and is appetite-stimulating.

Directions:
Use in oil burner: add a few drops to water. Mix with water for use as hydrosol.

Botanical Name:
Cymbopogon martinii

Oil Characteristics:
Possessing a sweet, floral scent, Palmerosa is a clear-colored oil with a thin to medium consistency. It is a middle note in perfumery.

Chemical Characteristics:
myrcene 0.13 - 0.28% linalool 2.26 - 3.91% geraniol 76.3 - 82.8% geranyl acetate 5.09 - 11.8% dipentene limonene .15 - 2.16%

Chemical Profile:
myrcene 0.13 - 0.28% linalool 2.26 - 3.91% geraniol 76.3 - 82.8% geranyl acetate 5.09 - 11.8% dipentene limonene .15 - 2.16%

Physical Properties:
Specific Gravity 15°- 0.888 to 0.894 Refractive Index at 20°- 1.4720 to 1.4780 Optical Rotation- -3° 0' to +5° 0'

Production Method:
Steam Distillation- leaves, stalks, flower heads

Warnings:
Caution should be taken when using Essential Oils. Do not use any oils without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. All Essential Oils should be kept out of the reach of children. Possible skin irritant; test on small area of skin and dilute if necessary, before use. NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY