PALMAROSA (Cymbopogon martini): May assist skin problems, wrinkles, acne, candida, rashes, scaly and flakey skin (re-establishes the physiological balance of the skin, immediate calming and refreshing action). It is anti-microbial, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, antiseptic, a stimulant (digestive, circulatory, cardiac), tonic (uterine, nervous) and cools the body. Beneficial for sinusitis, sore throat, bronchitis, muscular tonic, viral infections, normalizes thyroid, thrush, nervous exhaustion, stress related conditions, morning fatigue and irritability.
Cymbopogon martinii is a species of grass in the LEMON GRASS genus. Also known as Indian geranium, rosha or rosha grass. Valued for its scent, which is similar to roses, it is added to soaps and cosmetics and used for its traditional medicinal properties. It has been shown to be an effective insect repellent when applied to stored grain and beans, an antihelmintic against nematodes and a mosquito repellent.
Palmarosa oil, which has a scent similar to roses, is added to soaps and cosmetics.
Emotional Influence: Calming and uplifting. Clears the mind to assist decision-making and helps to develop wisdom. When diffused, it may speed the body’s ability to heal.
Descriptor: Tonic, stimulates liver, aids digestion, decongestant and alkalizing.
Wild: Nepal or India