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Umuthi Botanicals

Umuthi Palmarosa Essential Oil (Cymbopogon martinii)

Sizes: 10ml, 30ml.

Umuthi Botanicals Palmarosa Essential Oil (Cymbopogon martinii) can be used in DIY skin products. It is antiseptic, anti viral, and anti bacterial, so is good for feet, heel cracks and athlete’s foot. You can use it in skin lotions because it is hydrating and anti aging, as well as soothing.

  • Part used: Dried grass.
    Method: Steam distilled.
    Colour: pale yellow.
    Consistency: Thin
    Perfumery note: middle.
    Aroma: Fresh, floral, rose like.


    • Palmarosa is so named because of it’s rose-like scent, also known as Indian geranium for the same reason, they are in no way related.
    • The plant is a tall grass, of the same family as Citronella and Lemongrass.
    • Palmarosa is used as Rose oil substitute, or added to it to make it more economical
    • Add Palmarosa oil to a carrier and massage affected area to relieve pain.
    • In aromatherapy it is considered a relaxing and uplifting oil and is used to alleviate stress, exhaustion and nervousness.


    There are no specific warnings, Palmarosa is listed as GRAS, but it is always advisable to do a skin sensitivity test, and to avoid during pregnancy unless used under professional supervision

    Please note: product images are for illustrative purposes and may differ slightly from the actual product.


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