Palmarosa essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.70


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: P - Y


Palmarosa essential oil, certified organic


Cymbopogon martinii


Certified organic, BioGro


Clear to pale yellow


Sweet, floral, rosy, geranium-like

Plant part used

Leaves, stalks, flowers

Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Amyris, bay, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile roman, clary sage, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, orange, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, rosemary, rosewood, sandalwood, ylang ylang



Palm oil


Animal tested



Traditional use: Used extensively as a fragrance component in cosmetics, perfumes, and especially soaps due to excellent tenacity.

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Palmarosa essential oil is commonly used in aromatherapy due to its sweet, floral scent. Inhaling the aroma of the oil is believed to have calming and uplifting effects on mood, promoting relaxation and reducing stress and anxiety.

Perfume: The pleasant and soothing fragrance of palmarosa oil makes it a popular choice for creating natural perfumes and fragrances.

Air freshener: Due to its refreshing aroma, palmarosa essential oil can be added to homemade air fresheners, diffusers, or sprays to create a pleasant and calming environment.

Stress reduction: Inhaling the aroma of palmarosa oil may have a calming effect on the nervous system, potentially helping to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.

Supporting sleep: Some individuals use palmarosa oil in relaxation routines before bedtime to create a peaceful environment that supports restful sleep.

Aphrodisiac properties: In aromatherapy, palmarosa oil is sometimes associated with its potential to enhance romantic feelings and stimulate the senses.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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