farnesol

April 20, 2018
Palmarosa

Farnesol

Farnesol is an alcohol found in citronella, neroli, lemongrass, palmarosa, and rose. Alcohols are the most therapeutically beneficial type of component in an essential oil, and have a low toxicity for safer use with fragile populations (like the elderly).  Alcohols can be sensitizing when oxidized, so proper storage is important. Links to Plants Containing Farnesol […]