English Name : Palma Rosa

Local Name (Nepali Name)) : Palma Rosa

BotanicalName : Cymbopogon martini

Family Name : Poaceae

Season : July - August

Parts Used : Whole plant

Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance : Liquid

Aroma : Characteristic of floural

Flash Point : 1010C

Specific Gravity : 0.8883 at 250C

Refractive Index : 1.474 at 250C

Ester Value : 56.9

Ester Value after Acetylation : 232.5

Solubility : Insoluble in water

Soluble in water : Insoluble

Uses : It can be used in soap making ingredients, lotions, massage oils,diffusers, potpourri, scent, air fresheners, body fragrance, perfume oils,aromatherapy products, bath oils, towel scenting, spa's, incense, lightrings, laundry, facial steams, hair treatments, and more. It is a valuable antiseptic that suits all skin types. It is used also in uplifting to the emotions, and may be used in a room burner for its antiviral properties. Its action against viral illnesses and against bacteria, together with its pleasant smell makes it a great oil to use to disinfect a room. Traditionally, acclaimed as a reliever of stress natural it is also known for its ability to clear the mind and calm ones senses to help relieve nervous tension and stress. It stimulates cellular regeneration for nervous exhaustion.

Packaging : 1Kg, 5 Kg, 10 Kg, 25 Kg

Palmaris is a perennial grass to 3 m tall. It is cultivated in terai region of Nepal. Its whole body is used. It is antiseptic as well as has pleasant smell. Palmaris essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the fresh partially dried tops of Cymbopogon martini.