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- Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii
- Appearance: Pale yellow clear liquid
- Strength: Moderate
- Description: A slightly sweet fresh floral with grassy, powdery, and citrusy hints, similar to geranium
Want to learn more about this essential oil? Here’s some of my favorite resources:
- Robert Tisserand’s Essential Oil Safety, Pages 378 – 379
- Julia Lawless’ The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Pages 158 – 159
- The Good Scents Company
Every essential oil contains constituents, and every batch of essential oil can be different. For Palmarosa essential oil, we compiled constituent rates from several gas chromatograph analyses and cross-referenced with medical/science literature and studies. Each rate was then weighted in the higher range to ensure restrictions covered for general safe usage. Your specific Palmarosa essential oil may or may not contain all of the following constituents or contain them at these rates.
Here are the constituents and rates used in the calculator for Palmarosa essential oil:
- Citral (Contains .05%)
- Farnesol (Contains 1%)
- Geraniol (Contains 75%)
- Linalool (Contains 2%)
- Palmarosa IFRA (Contains 100%)