The fresh, herbaceous and floral scent of geranium is harmonising and comforting
Botanical name: Pelargonium graveolens
Origin: Bulgaria, Egypt
Method of extraction: Steam distillation
Description: A yellow to yellow-greenish colour oil with a sweet, rosy, herbaceous aroma.
Major constituents: A typical chemical composition of Geranium Essential Oil:
a-pinene (0.18-0.39%), myrcene (0.21-0.4%),Â limonene (0.17-0.59%), menthone (0.74-2.11%), linalool (10.26-13.64%), geranyl acetate (0.34-4.38%), citronellol (20.89-27.74%), geraniol (14.36-17.43%).
Indications: Geranium oil is beneficial during times of stress. It helps to relieve mild anxiety and is also used for the relief of symptoms of PMT.
Emotions: The rich leafy scent of geranium is harmonising, balancing and comforting.
Skin care: Geranium oil helps to regulate sebum production, making it useful for acne and oily skin.
Directions: Adults: Add 3 drops to bath, vaporiser or 2 drops to every 10ml carrier oil.
Safety: Geranium oil is considered non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. Not to be used on children under two years of age, without medical advice.