Geranium 15ml


GERANIUM (Pelargonium gravolens)

Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)

Origin: Egypt

Extraction: Distilled from Leaves

Volatility: Middle / Base Note

Colour: Pale - medium green

Aroma: Heavy, sweet, floral

Noted Constituents

Alcohols (50-60%) – geraniol (18-25%), citronellol (21-28%), linalol ((10-14%)

Esters (20-30%) – citronelyl forniate (13%), geranyl acetate (1-5%)

Aldehydes (1-8%) – geranial (1-8%)

Cautions / Safety Data

Not for internal use. Do not use on the skin full strength. Always dilute in appropriate carriers before use. If pregnant or suffering from serious medical conditions, consult a qualified health professional, experienced in the use of essential oils.

Useful Information

Geranium oil has a long traditional reputation within the cosmetic industry as a gentle yet effective oil to heal and regenerate skin, particularly with ant ageing, wrinkles, wounds and other serious skin conditions which may include burns, eczema (dry), ringworm, shingles and lice. It may also be useful for inflamed and sluggish skin types.

It’s heavy floral aroma is a favourite of the perfume industry as it provides exotic, euphoric and calming effects when inhaled.

Other historical and documented uses include immune boosting properties, nervine and relief of hormonal imbalances during adolescence and menopause especially when blended with other oils such as lavender, rose or bergamot. Hence its reputation as “A woman’s oil”

Also a well-known insect repellent for mosquitoes which is skin friendly and has a pleasant aroma


Essential oils are not meant to be a replacement for traditional medical treatment of diseases and conditions. When in doubt, please consult a physician.

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