Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii
Palmarosa essential oil is a middle note with a sweet geranium-like aroma and is often used in skin care formulations. Geraniol, which is considered a natural source for the constituent, is extracted from this essential oil.
Blends Well With
Amyris, bay, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, oakmoss, orange, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, and ylang ylang
This oil may interact with certain drugs and may cause skin sensitization. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.
Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.