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Hidden Gem for Detox Season: Palmarosa

Posted on April 06 2019

Hidden Gem for Detox Season: Palmarosa
 Common Name: Palmarosa
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martini
Available Sizes: 10 ml
Origin: Nepal
Cultivation: certified organic
Part of Plant: flowering plant
Extraction: steam

 A broad spectrum of action and a lovely, fresh aroma make Palmarosa a perfect oil to include in detoxification.


Poaceae Family: Palmarosa, Vetiver and Lemongrass all belong to the Poaceae plant family. Most of the oils in this family have tonic, detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties. 

Palmarosa is restorative to many systems of the body. It helps with burn-out, depression and is restorative to the nervous system. It’s used in therapy to help restore cardiac deficiency and chronic stress-related heart disorders including both hypertension and hypotension. Palmarosa is also restorative to the endocrine system and can help to combat adrenal fatigue.

Palmarosa has a broad spectrum of antimicrobial action with strong antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial power. 

All of this makes Palmarosa a great oil for daily detoxification; add it to your shower gel or deodorant, use it in the sauna or bath. Enjoy it’s fresh, beautiful aroma as Palmarosa helps to balance the skin, strengthen immunity and assist in the elimination of toxins.

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Try these combinations...

Palmarosa and Lemongrass - Anti-fungal, antiseptic, antibacterial

Palmarosa and Vetiver - Restorative for adrenal fatigue

Palmarosa and Pink Grapefruit - Detoxifying, refreshing and uplifting

Palmarosa and Lemon Petitgrain - For chronic skin conditions, dry/lifeless/irritated skin.

Palmarosa and Carrot Seed - Restorative, detoxifying for skin impurities and congested skin

DIY Palmarosa/Lemongrass After Sport Synergy 
 
1. In a 5 ml bottle, place 3 ml Palmarosa and 2 ml Lemongrass.
2. This pure essential oil synergy is the perfect thing to carry with you in your gym bag; place a few drops into your body wash or body lotion, use in the sauna with a dry brush or add it to dead sea salt & honey for a detoxifying salt scrub.