Palmarosa essential oil is extracted by steam or water distillation of the fresh or dried grass. Palmarosa essential oil is recommended by aromatherapists for neuralgia, lumbago, sciatica and rheumatic pains. Palmarosa essential oil may be beneficial for candida, the cardiovascular system, circulation, digestion, infection,, nervous system, and rashes. It is valuable for all types of skin problems, as it is thought by aromatherapy professionals to stimulate new cell growth, regulate oil production, moisturize and speeds healing. Palmarosa’s most common application is in the treatment of skin challenges as well as in general skin care. Its ability to tonify the yin gives it a superb hydrating property.