Palmarosa Essential Oil- Cymbopogon martinii – is a grass similar to Lemongrass, common to tropical climates where water is abundant.
Traditionally, Palmarosa Essential Oil has been steam distilled in India. We are offering you the finest of Palmarosa Oil, which is now grown and processed in northern Queensland, Australia. As is common to our business protocol, we support small farmers and businesses and our Palmarosa is grown and harvested by a small farming family and one of the best varieties you can buy. By working directly with the farmer, we are able to provide you with the purest of oil and essentially Australian.
Palmarosa oil is steam distilled before the plants flower by nearby landowners so everyone has share of the profits enhancing community benefits. The Australian Palmarosa seems to have a stronger aroma which can sometimes be referred to as being close to rose oil.
Related to Lemongrass, your Australia Palmarosa will be a special addition to your essential oil collection as a deterrent to insects including mozzies, sandflies and wasps. Blended with Lemon Scented Gum, the mix when diffused can make a deterrent for insects to be used in side the home or work place. When harvesting the plants before distilation, it has been noticed by harvesting employees that there are no flying insects in site!!
Try blending your palmarosa with Lemon Scented Gum and Geraniol in a diffuser to be used inside even in a bedroom before retiring. Or you can use Lemongrass and Citronella for extra strength. Measure the ingredients to suit your sense of smell.
Store in a cool dry place below 30° and out of the reach of children. If pregnant seek medical advice and do not ingest.
Major plant chemical compounds are geraniol, geranyl acetate, myrcene, limonene, dipentene, linalool.
An independent GC available on request.