• Geranium Oil

Geranium Oil

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Product Details

Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens

Country of Origin: Vietnam & China

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part use: Flower

Aromatic Scent: The odour is sweet and herbaceous odor.

Plant Description
Geranium 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 with flowers that range from red to a pinkish white. Geranium plants originated in South Africa and were introduced to European countries in the 17th century. There are over 200 species of geranium, of which some are scented and some not. The petals are used in gourmet jellies and confections, and the oil is widely used in scented topical applications.

Properties of Geranium Oil: 
Appearance: clear liquid
Colour: Pale yellow to greenish yellow.color
Odor : Characteristic minty, rosy-like odor
Specific gravity at 20℃: 0.885 – 0.905
Refractive Index at 20℃: 1.460 – 1.475
Optical rotation: -14 to -8
Main Chemical Components:
Citronellol: 25 - 36%
Geraniol: 10 - 18%
10-epi-gamma-EUDESMOL: 2,5% - 6%

Geranium Essential Oil Use
Used as a beautifying agent in Ancient Egyptian times, Geranium essential oil is extracted from the entire geranium plant. The uses and benefits of this beautiful plant are highly versatile and are used to boost the appearance of skin and hair. Geraniums are valued in the perfume industry for their floral scent. Inhaling Geranium essential oil’s sweet aroma can support emotions by creating a calming and grounding effect. The aroma of Geranium essential oil can also help lessen feelings of stress and calm nerves. The beautifying properties of Geranium oil can be used to promote healthy-looking hair and skin. When applied topically to the body, Geranium oil promotes the appearance of clear skin. The benefits of Geranium oil can also be used on both dry and oily hair to give hair a vibrant glow. Additionally, the strong chemical components in Geranium essential oil offer a natural way to repel insects.

Blends With: 
Geranium essential oil blends well with Blends With: Basil, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli and Nutmeg.
Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. It can also cause sensitivity on some people; excessive use of it may lead to headaches and nausea. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.



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