Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii var motia
Plant Part: Grass
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Palmarosa is a plant that belongs to the grass family. It grows fairly tall, ranging from 1.3 meters to 3 meters in height with a yellowish-green colour and a sturdy, but thin, stem. It gives off a sweet-smelling aroma, likened to the scent a floral rose. It is commonly used around the world in rose-smelling cosmetics.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.