Palmarosa has a pleasantly fresh, sharp citrus and floral aroma.
Palmarosa is excellent as an immune stimulant, with its natural antiviral and antibacterial properties, it can be great in prevention blends to stimulate immune function. This essential oil is often used for skin conditions, such as dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis and fungal issues, as it has a cooling effect that soothes inflammation while fighting germs. Palmarosa also stimulates cell regeneration in the skin, promoting the skin to heal. You can try blending it in a lotion or carrier oil to combat dry skin. In a diffuser, this oil blends nicely with Geranium and lemon essential oils to create a welcoming aroma in any room.
Palmarosa is known to be calming yet uplifting on the emotions. It can be helpful for those with insomnia as it helps reduce feelings of restlessness and acts as nervous system sedative. Add to a hot bath to relax the body and stabilize the heart and mind.
Non-toxic and non-irritating. Use in low dilution and at no more than 6.5% in topical applications.