Cymbopogon martini var. martinii
Properties and applications:
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Antiseptic, Antimicrobial - bacterial, fungal and viral infections
Astringent - skin care, excessive perspiration
Anti-inflammatory - rashes, inflamed skin, allergy,
Cardiac Regulator - irregular heartbeat, stress related palpitations
Country of origin:
India, Brazil, Indonesia, Madagascar, across Africa
Part of plant used:
Flowering tops, leaves and stems
Floral and woody oils, Frankincense, Patchouli and Grapefruit
No known contra-indications.
Weak rose aroma with citurs notes.
The whole herb is used for digestive conditions and fever, it is also used as a cheaper rose substitute in cosmetics.