Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Pale yellow liquid with sweet floral rosy aroma|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water|
|:||0.880 – 0.894 @25°C|
|:||-1.4° to +3°|
|:||1.4710 – 1.4780 @ 20°C|
|:||> 100 °C|
|:||Geraniol, Geranyl Acetate|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Palmarosa is a wild plant that grows in the area northeast of Bombay and across the Himalayan Mountains to Nepal and to a lesser extent, Pakistan. Certified Organic Palmarosa Oil offered by us is "Indian Organic Certified". It is steam distilled or water distilled from wild growing, fresh or dried grass Cymbopogon Martini (varietas motia). The derived Palmarosa Oil is pale yellow or pale olive liquid that has a sweet, floral rosy odour with various backnotes or topnotes as per the quality & age of the oil.
CONSTITUENTS:Geraniol, Farnesol, Citronellol, Citral, Geranyl Acetate, Citronellal, Dipentene, Limonene.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note with a middle aroma, Palmarosa Essential Oil has a sharp, floral note with a hint of rose.
BLENDS WITH:Basil, cassia, clove, lavender, lemon, sandalwood, grapefruit.
COMMON NAMES:Palmarosa Oil
USES:The oil is used for isolation of high grade geraniol; in cosmetics industry for scenting of soaps; as well as in flavouring of tobacco. Having good antiseptic & bactericide properties, its medicinal & aromatherapy usage includes relieving discomforts of flu and high temperature, broken veins, wrinkles, boils, normalizing thyroid, stress related conditions and nervous exhaustion.
CERTIFICATION:Indian Certified Organic (ICO) and Department of Agriculture.