Palmarosa Oil

Project Profile
  • Cymbopogon martini belongs to family Poaceae that yields important oil having good export demand.
  • The grass grows wild in India, particularly northeast of Bombay toward the Himalaya mountains, Nepal and to a lesser extent, in Pakistan. The grass has been planted in the seychelle islands and in the comoro islands in the Indian Ocean.
  • Palmarosa oil is a pale yellow or pale olive liquid with a sweet, floral rosy odor and various backnotes or topnotes according to the quality and age of the oil. Palmarosa oil blends well with all the conventional soap perfume materials and it forms an excellent base with small amounts of geranium oil and oakmoss concrete or absolute.
  • The name geranium palmarosa is a carryover from the days when palmarosa oil was used as an adulterant for Turkish rose oil.
  • The oils is extensively used as substitute of attar or roses and as base for perfumes and cosmetics. Palmarosa oil along with sandalwood oils is used mosquito repellent ointments.
  • It has been used medicinally as an antiseptic. Used cosmetically for its ability to penetrate cells. Is stimulating, hydrating, calming and used to treat physiological skin imbalances and wrinkles. Used in facials, masks, compresses, massage, baths, lotions, perfumery and in diffusors.Used in aromatherapy for its uplifting quality.
  • The oil content is low in the first year and it increases with the age. On an average the oil content may range from 0.2-0.3 %. An oil yield of about 220-250 kg per hectare may obtained from second year onwards.
  • General
  • Agriculture And Horticulture
  • Production of Aromatic Plants 
  • Palmarosa Information
  • Classification Of Cymbopogon martinii
  • Palmarosa Varieties
  • Crop production
Growth And Cultivation
  • Cultivation And Harvesting
  • Area Under Cultivation
  • Planting
  • Manuring & Fertilization
  • Irrigation
  • Soil and Climate
  • Propagation
  • Diseases That Affect Palmarosa


  • Earth's Essential Cream
  • Palmarosa Perfume Oil
  • Ageless herbal products
  • Palmarosa Rosewood Soap
  • Pure Palmarosa Oil
Effects And Marketing Manual Of Palmarosa
  • Effect Of Palmarosa On  Improvement Of Salt Affected Soils
  • Evaluation of repellent action of Cymbopogan martinii
  • Marketing Manual And Web Directory For Organic Species, Herbs And Essential Oils
  • Composition of Palmarosa Essential Oil from Madagascar

Material Safety Data Sheet And Links

  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Research Corporation For Essential Oils
  • Palmarosa Oil-Links

Essential Oil Distillation

  • An Introduction To Distillation
  • Distillation of Essential Oils
  • Distillation Of Palmarose
  • Distillation Process
  • Steam Distiller
  • Steam Distillation
  • Essential Oil Distillation Plant
  • Process-Technology Division

Palmarosa Essential Oil And Its Uses

  • Palmarosa essential oil information
  • Palmarosa Oil Description
  • Palmarosa Pure Essential Oil
  • Essential Oil of Palmarosa
Company Profiles
  • Bansal Fab
  • Falcon
  • Indian Exporters & Manufacturers
  • Suppliers
  • Buyers And Suppliers Of Palmarosa oil

Chromatographic Chart

  • Evaluation of Thymol 
  • General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade
  • Isolation and Characterization of a Novel Antialgal Allelochemical