Scientific name of Palmarosa: Cymbopogon martinii/ Cymbopogon citratus

Name in different languages:-

English: West Indian lemon grass, true lemon grass.

Sanskrit: Bhustrina

Hindi: Neembughas

Malayalam: Sambarapullu-സംഭാരപ്പുല്ല്

Plant description:-

It is a perennial grass, that grows up to 1 m tall, green in color, and cultivated for its oil which is fragrant and used in household requirements, including mosquito repellent and used to take its essential oil, which is useful in many Ayurveda treatments.

Useful plant parts:

Whole plant, essential oil.

Medicinal uses:

To treat cough, and skin disorders.

Chemical content:

Geraniol, Antihelmintic, Anti fungal

How to prepare medicines:

Extracted oil is an insect repellent, against nematodes, and mosquito repellent, added in soaps and cosmetics due to its scent like Rose flower.

It is  one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-

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