Latin Name: Pelargonium graveolens
Plant Family: Geraniaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the flowers, plant & leaves
Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil is a strong-smelling oil with a floral aroma and a hint of mint. It is greenish-yellow in colour.
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.