The lemon-rose fragrance of this grass is reminiscent of the richer and more expensive rose geranium, which it is often used to adulterate. The scent varies greatly depending on its source.
A cell regenerator, palmarosa balances oil production by any complexion type, but especially with acne or otherwise infected skin. Palmarosa treats stress and nervous exhaustion.
It makes a lovely addition to soaps and bodycare products due to it's refreshing scent. This is a 2nd grade essential oil, so some of its therapeutic properties are present.
Blends well in soaps and body lotions with carnation, cedarwood, neroli, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, ylang ylang.