Geranium - Essential Oil - 5ml - Organic

Harriet Herbery

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Geranium - Essential Oil - 5ml - Organic - Harriet Herbery
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Name: Geranium

Common Names: Sweet scented geranium, rose geranium

Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens  L'Her. ex Ait.  Synonym: Pelargonium asperum Ehrh. ex Wild.

Family: Geraniaceae

Plant Part Used: Leaves

Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Perfumery Note: Mid to top

Aromatic Intensity: Strong

Aromatic Description: Fresh, green, floral, sweet, rosy, herbaceous

Colour/Characteristics: Pale yellowish to yellow-green or green liquid

Main Chemical Constituents: Citronellol, geraniol, linalool, citronellyl formate, isomenthone

Blends Well With: Lavender, bergamot, cypress, valerian, melissa, sweet orange, sandalwood, ylang ylang, rose, patchouli, lemon, neroli, mandarin

Properties/Uses: Analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anxiolytic, hypotensive, vulnerary.  May be used to help treat poor circulation, varicose veins, oedema, digestive or stomach upset, muscular aches and pains, muscular inflammation, acne, wound healing, cellulite, fungal and bacterial infections of the skin, dandruff, rosacea, inflammatory skin conditions, symptoms associated with PMS, menopause, puberty and menopausal hot flashes.  

Energetics: Geranium can be used to help relieve anxiety, tension, depression & depressive thinking, agitation, mood swings, frustration.  It can also be used to help support us through times of emotional & physical stress, when we are fatigued from stress, nervousness or lack of sleep, to help relieve worried thinking especially if is about the future.  Can support us when our lives are frantic or busy and we need help finding times of stillness or relaxation.  When we are feeling overwhelmed, when our emotions and feelings are extreme and out of balance or harmony.  It can help to reconnect us back to our own rhythms as well as the rhythm of nature.

Use: Bath, skin care, cream, balms, salves, ointments, diffuser, direct inhalation, oil burner, oil vaporiser, massage

Safety: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising.  No contraindications known.  Has GRAS status.

Conservation Status: Not listed

 

We do not recommend essential oils as a replacement for traditional medicine.

Keep out of reach of children.

Do not ingest.

Do not use undiluted.

Discontinue use if irritation occurs.

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