Geranium Organic Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Citronellol: 32.6%, Geraniol: 16.4%
Botanical Name: Pelargonium x asperum
Plant Part: Leaves & Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Organic Geranium Oil is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and will stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and pinkish-white flowers. The leaves and stalks are used for extraction, and the oil is obtained through steam distillation.
Color: Pale yellow to greenish yellow liquid
Common Uses: Organic Geranium Oil can be used to help in the treatment of the following: acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, hemorrhoids, lice, mosquito repellent, ringworm, ulcers, breast engorgement, edema, poor circulation, sore throat, tonsillitis, PMS, menopausal problems, stress and neuralgia. Its reputation as an extremely versatile essential oil is well documented.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, and Nutmeg.
Aromatic Scent: Organic Geranium Oil has a scent that is both sweet and herbaceous, while carrying some subtle notes similar in character to Rose.
History: The Geranium plants originated from South Africa as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco and were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century. There are over 200 species of geranium, some scented and some not.