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100% Palmarosa 100%玫瑰草 100%玫瑰草

Therapeutic Properties

antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antigenotoxic, antioxidant , anxiety, insomnia caused by stress or depression ,scars, wrinkles, inflame, sensitive skin, improve elasticity and antiseptic

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Palmarosa was known as Indian Geranium Oil and used in combination with the more expensive rose oils.


Bontanical Name: Cymbopogon Martinii

Origin: India

Method of Extraction: Steam distillation

Plant Part:Grass/ Leaves

Note: Top

  1. Vaporisation: Add 5-10 drops of essential oil into warm water by using diffuser.  

  2. Massage: Add 4-5 drops of essential oil into 10ml of carrier oil for facial or body massage or as a home-made body oil after shower. It is very good for muscular and spiritual relaxation.

  3. Bathing: Add 8-10 drops for a full bath. It can stimulates blood circulation and is ideal way to relax.

  4. Inhalation: Add 3-5 drops of essential oil into a bowl of steaming water. Place a towel over the head, close your eyes and inhale deeply. It can help to relieve physical and mental stress, especially headache and respiratory system problems.

  5. Clay mask (Cleansing and Whitening): Add 1-2 drops of essential oils to the mixtures of floral water and clay mask.

  6. Personal skin care product (e.g Shampoo,Bath Gel,Facial cream etc.): Add 4-5drops of essential oils to your own skin care products, create the unique personalised skin care products.

  7. Perfume: Add 4-5 drops of essential oils and 4-10 drops of solubiliser into 10ml water to create your own personalised perfume.

Contra-indication: Avoid apply by hot press or clay mask

Blending Base Measurement:

1% Essential oil in (5/10/30/50/100)mL = (1/2/6/10/20) drops per volume of essential oil respectively

2% Essential oil in (5/10/30/50/100)mL = (2/4/12/20/40) drops per volume of essential oil respectively

2.5% Essential oil in (5/10/30/50/100)mL = (3/5/15/25/30) drops per volume of essential oil respectively

Eye care = 0.5% Face = 1% - 2% Adult full body = 2% - 2.5%

*Remarks: Thin oil can apply onto skin directly. Thick oil is sticky, diluted with thin oil will be better 

Proportion: Thick Oil 10-20%Thin Oil 80-90%

Palmarosa Palmarosa also known as Cymbopogon martini is a useful source of essential oil in aromatherapy due to some medicinal properties. It can be used in the treatment of fatigue, depression, stress, acne, wrinkles, humectants, and so many others. Antifungal and anti-aflatoxigenic activities In a study to evaluate the antifungal and anti-flatoxigenic activities of Cymbopogon martini essential oils were carried on the toxigenic strains of Aspergillus species. The plant material was hydrodistilled for 4-5 h in Clevenger apparatus concentrations of the essential oil. the essentials oils of Cymbopogon martini demonstrated significant antiaflatoxigenic potency by totally inhibiting toxin production from A. niger and A. flavus Prevent toxicity of the liver cells In a study that evaluate the effects of the inhalation of Cymbopogon martinii essential oil (EO) and geraniol on Wistar rats were evaluated for biochemical parameters and hepatic oxidative stress. The wistar rats were divided into three groups. The essential oil of C. martini can be used to prevent the toxicity in the liver. Antioxidant activity In a study designed to evaluate the antioxidant activity and effect of Cymbopogon martinii leaves on the activity of monoamine oxidase and kinetics of enzyme inhibition. Ethanol extract of C. martinii and rat brain mitochondrial monoamine oxidase preparation were used to study the kinetics of enzyme inhibition using double reciprocal Lineweaver–Burk plot. The study demonstrated that C. martini can be considered as a possible source of MAO inhibitor used in the treatment of depression and other neurological disorders. Effects of acne A study was carried out to evaluate the impact of C. martini EO and its major compound, geraniol, on C. acnes. The essentials oils of C. martini demonstrated the minimum inhibitory concentration against C. acnes strains, phenotypic changes and responses of the proteome ranging from 0.7 to 1.6 mg/ml. References Murbach Teles Andrade BF, Nunes Barbosa L, Bérgamo Alves FC, Pereira Marques AF, Albano M, Mores Rall VL, Brüggemann H, Fernandes Júnior A. The impact of Cymbopogon martinii essential oil on Cutibacterium (formerly Propionibacterium) acnes strains and its interaction with keratinocytes. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2018 Dec;70(12):1688-1699. doi: 10.1111/jphp.13011. Epub 2018 Sep 13. PMID: 30277563. Gacche RN, Shaikh RU, Chapole SM, Jadhav AD, Jadhav SG. Kinetics of Inhibition of Monoamine Oxidase Using Cymbopogon martinii (Roxb.) Wats.: A Potential Antidepressant Herbal Ingredient with Antioxidant Activity. Indian J Clin Biochem. 2011;26(3):303-308. doi:10.1007/s12291-011-0124-4 Negero Gemeda, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel, Daniel Asrat, Asfaw Debella, "Effect of Cymbopogon martinii, Foeniculum vulgare, and Trachyspermum ammi Essential Oils on the Growth and Mycotoxins Production by Aspergillus Species", International Journal of Food Science, vol. 2014, Article ID 874135, 9 pages, 2014. Bruna Fernanda Murbach Teles Andrade, Camila Pereira Braga, Klinsmann Carolo dos Santos, Lidiane Nunes Barbosa, Vera Lúcia Mores Rall, José Maurício Sforcin, Ana Angélica Henrique Fernandes, Ary Fernandes Júnior, "Effect of Inhaling Cymbopogon martinii Essential Oil and Geraniol on Serum Biochemistry Parameters and Oxidative Stress in Rats", Biochemistry Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 493183, 7 pages, 2014.

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