English: West Indian lemon grass, true lemon grass.
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.
To treat cough, and skin disorders.
In Ayurveda, Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) is known as “Rohisha” and is valued for its therapeutic properties:
Remember, it’s important to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner or healthcare provider before using Palmarosa or any other herb for medicinal purposes. They can provide personalized advice based on your specific health condition and constitution. This information is not a substitute for professional medical advice.
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.
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