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Palmarosa ( Cymbopogon martinii )
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Species Type: Herb

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii Synonyms:

Common Name: Palmarosa

Family: Poaceae

Local Names: Gandh bel

Sanskrit : Roshisa

Growth type: Perennial grass with sweet scent.

Uses: Essential oil from inflorescene/herbage. Perfumery & flavouring industries & also used for the treatment of bilious vomiting, dyspepsia & fever.

Distribution: Tropical areas of the World.