100% Pure Egyptian Geranium
Scientific name: Pelargonium graveolens
Plant Part: Flower
Plant Family: Geraniaceae
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Rose-like, green and floral, fresh, sweet & slightly fruity
Odor strength: Strong
Evaporation: Middle Note
Geranium Pelargonium graveolens has been commonly referred to as Rose scented geranium, pelargoniums, or storksbills. Geranium is native to South Africa and can be found in many other temperate regions and countries like Egypt. Historically, ancient Egyptians used Geranium oil for skin, hormone balancing, mood, fatigue and anxiety. It has
been traditionally used as an insect repellent, and in food and drinks. In herbal medicine, it has historically been used for many applications including, wounds, intestinal, respiratory, fever, kidney related conditions, and as a relaxant.
Geranium essential oil is a good choice for many applications intended for repellent, air purification, deodorant, reproductive, mood, nervous, circulatory, urinary, digestive, musculoskeletal, immune, respiratory, and skin & hair
Please note: 17.5% is the maximum dermal use level recommended. Drug interaction. Estrogen interaction. Low risk of skin sensitization. The plants are considered toxic to cats, dogs, and horses.
Topical (rollers, massage oils, salves, lotions, creams)
Baths, foot soaks
Lava stone diffuser bead bracelet or necklace
Reed diffuser or skewers
Cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, shampoo, soaps, perfumery, and candles
Blends Well With:
Amyris Sandalwood, Angelica, Balsam fir, Balsam Peru, Basil, Bergamot, Black pepper, Black spruce, Blood orange, Blue tansy, Carrot seed, Cedarwood Atlas, Cedarwood Himalayan, Chamomile, Citronella, Clary sage, Clove, Copaiba, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Ho wood, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Spearmint, Tangerine, Tea tree, Vanilla, Vetiver, Wintergreen, and Ylang ylang
Primary Chemical Constituents:
Primary Known Properties of Chemical Constituents in Geranium:
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
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|
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