Cymbopogon Martinii

Cymbopogon Martinii (Palmarosa Oil)

Cymbopogon Martinii is a species of grass native to India. This perennial grass is wildly grown in wetlands in provinces of India. Palmarosa is steam distilled and comes from grasses that are harvested and dried before they flower. It is found in two varieties, Motia and Sofia (also referred to as chemotypes) with only slight variation in aroma.


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Ayurveda
  • Aromatherapy
  • Perfumery markets
  • Food & Beverages
  • Skin Care

Active Ingredients

  • Geraniol
  • Geranyl acetate
  • Beta-caryophyllene
  • Linalool


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Pharmacological Activities

The health benefits of Palmarosa essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an Anti-oxidant, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, cytophylactic, insect repellent digestive, febrifuge, and hydrating substance.


Family                               :         Poaceae or Gramineae

Scientific Name              :         Cymbopogon Martini

Common Names             :         Indian geranium,  Gingergrass

Country of Origin            :         India

Colour                                :         Pale Yellow

Odour                                 :         Floral, sweet, rosy and fresh

Solubility                           :         Soluble in alcohol and oils Insoluble in water

Extraction Method          :         Steam Distillation

Part Used                           :         Grass


  • Geranium
  • Oakmoss
  • Amyris
  • Sandalwood
  • Cedarwood
  • Bergamot
  • Rosemary
  • Lime
  • Ylang-Ylang
  • Frankincense
  • Geranium
  • Rose
  • Orange
  • Pine
  • Basil

Health Benefits:

  • Treats Dehydration
  • Fights Viral Infections
  • Fights Bacterial Infections
  • Improves Digestion
  • Acts as a Cytophylactic
  • Prevents Sepsis


  1. Rajeswara Rao, B.; Kaul, P.; Syamasundar, K.; Ramesh, S., 2005.
  2. Kapil Lawrence 2012, B.M. Lawrence, 2002
  3. Prashar, A.; Hili, P.; Veness, R.; Evans, C., 2003.
  4. Dharmendra Parihar, 2012.
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