Geranium essential oil has a strong, sweet smell. In some locations, geranium plants grow more like trees, with massive stalks and flowers year-round, reaching up to 10 feet tall. Our geranium comes from leaves and flowers of the Pelargonium graveolens plant grown in Egypt.
- Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens
- Country of Origin: Egypt
- Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
- Plant Part: Flowers and Leaves
- Aromatic Scent: Geranium Egyptian Essential Oil has a scent that is both sweet and herbaceous, while carrying some subtle notes similar in character to Rose
- Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, and Nutmeg
Geranium is great for oily, dry, or mature skin. Topically, it can be used to repel mosquitoes or other bugs. Aromatically, it is excellent for increasing calm or helping promote restful sleep. Diffuse or apply in 2-5% dilution.
There are over 200 species of geranium, some scented and some not. The plants originated from South Africa as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco. They were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century. In early times geraniums were planted around the house to help keep evil spirits at bay.
Warning: Keep out of reach of children. Undiluted oil not intended for topical use. May irritate eyes and skin. If pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your doctor or health practitioner before use. Infant use discouraged.
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