Definition of palmarosa in English:


Syllabification: pal·ma·ro·sa
Pronunciation: /ˈpalməˌrōsə


  • 1A fragrant tropical Indian grass related to citronella and lemongrass. It is cultivated for the essential oil it yields, which is used in perfumery and aromatherapy.
    • Cymbopogon martinii, family Gramineae
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    • Many herbs, including palmarosa, are used in natural remedies harnessing the power of herbal material.
    • The total oil yield of palmarosa increased by 22.6%.
  • 1.1 (also palmarosa oil) The essential oil obtained from palmarosa.
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    • The essential oils of palmarosa, jasmine, sandalwood, and orange blossom hydrate the face to help hold in natural moisture.
    • Bring moisture to dry skin-using essential oils of palmarosa, rosewood or sandalwood.
    • Add five drops of an essential oil that benefits the complexion, such as lavender, geranium, or palmarosa.

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