Peppermint Geranium Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Menthone 35.21%, Isomenthone: 53.66%
Botanical Name: Pelargonium tomentosum
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: South Africa
Description: The Peppermint Geranium plant is an evergreen shrub that flowers from May to July. Grown in the Cape region of South Africa, this herbaceous plant has felted; large irregularly shaped leaves that release a strong scent of peppermint when they are touched.
Color: Pale yellow to greenish straw-like liquid.
Common Uses: Peppermint Geranium Essential Oil is widely used as an astringent. This essential oil is also reputed as being antiseptic, tonic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic and an anti-infectious agent. Refreshing, mentally stimulating and energizing, this essential oil offers a balancing, stabilizing effect in aromatherapy. In skin creams, its slightly astringent property opens and cleans pores while its scent evokes a sense of calm and tranquility.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Marjoram, and Citrus Oils.
Aromatic Scent: Peppermint Geranium Essential Oil has strong minty notes with a herbaceous geranium undertone.
History: There are over two hundred varieties of scented leaves geraniums. Native to South Africa, geraniums have long been widely used for their astringent properties and for treating respiratory issues.