Geranium Essential Oil

£10.78 £21.60 inc VAT

Extracted by distillation of the flowering tops, Geranium has an earthy, sweet, floral aroma. Geranium is a versatile essential oil is clearing, calming, replenishing and relaxing.

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Description

Geranium | Latin Name: Pelargonium Graveolens | Family: Geraniaceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Flowers

This Essential Oil is a greenish-yellow liquid with an earthy, sweet, cloying aroma.

It is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and has pinkish-white flowers. There are over 450 different types of flower.  Pelargonium is a strongly scented-leaf geranium, which varies in size according to its growing conditions.  Sometimes there are pinky-purple flowers present. Essential Oil is produced from the distillation of the leaves, stalks and flowers, an absolute oil and concentrate are also produced in Morocco.

 

Blends

Blends well with: Marjoram, Basil, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, Angelica, Bay, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood, Citronella, Lime, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary and Sandalwood.

Geranium is a MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

This versatile essential oil is antibacterial, antiviral, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant and relaxing.  It is most often used for childhood ailments (chickenpox, mumps, measles, the common cold), but is also useful in other viral situations, such as herpes or shingles.  Helping breast congestion, fluid retention and cellulite, as well as menopausal and menstrual problems, this oil is popular with most women.  The oil also helps athletes foot, eczema and dry skin, being regenerative and moisturising.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Once regarded as a great healing plant and often used as a remedy for wounds, fractures and cholera. Belief in its powers through the centuries disposed people to plant it around their homes to keep evil spirits away.

Safety Data & MSDS

disposed  Hypersensitive individuals should not use the essential oil directly on the skin.

Alcohols (<65%), esters (15%), aldehydes (<10%)

Geranium MSDS
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