Scientific name: Pelargonium graveolens
Oil origin: Flower
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Rose-like, green and floral
Odor strength: High
Evaporation: Middle Note
U.S. National Library of Medicine
"Our results indicate that RGEO [Rose Geranium Essential Oil]may have significant potential for the development of novel anti-inflammatory drugs..."
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3793238/
"Based on these findings, it is estimated that vaginal application of geranium oil or its main component, geraniol, suppressed Candida cell growth in the vagina and its local inflammation when combined with vaginal washing."
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18670079
"It suggests that administration of essential oil of P. graveolens may be helpful in the prevention of diabetic complications associated with oxidative stress. Our results, therefore, suggest that the rose-scented geranium could be used as a safe alternative antihyperglycemic drug for diabetic patients."
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22734822
|Uses||Pain / Inflammation, Skincare, Relaxation, Haircare, Antibacterial / Antiviral|