Geranium Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens
Plant Part: Leaves & Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Geranium is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and stands up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and has pinkish-white flowers.
Color: Pale yellow to greenish yellow liquid
Aromatic Scent: Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil is a strong smelling oil with a floral aroma and a hint of mint.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli and Nutmeg.
Common Uses: The therapeutic properties of Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil include the being used as an astringent, haemostatic, diuretic, antiseptic, anti-depressant, tonic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic and as an anti-infectious agent. This uplifting oil has a great all-over balancing effect and this extends to the skin, where it helps to create balance between oily and dry skin. Geranium Bourbon can also be used to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety, promoting a sense of inner peace. The strong smell of this oil is particularly good to ward off mosquitoes and head lice.
History: The Geranium plants originated from South Africa as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco and were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century. There are over 200 species of geranium, some scented and some not.
Cautions: Geranium Oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and generally non-sensitizing. It can cause sensitivity in some people and due to the fact that it balances the hormonal system, it should be avoided during pregnancy.
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS ESSENTIAL7 GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS LNP Ref#: 5929 Analysis Date: 09-10-13 Botanical Origin: EGYPT Lot#: 7026 Product Information Extraction Method: STEAM DISTILLED Parts Used: PLANT Quality: 100% PURE & NATURAL Cultivation: FARMED Shelf Life: 3 YEARS Analysis Specifications ==================================================================== PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION: ==================================================================== English Name: Egyptian Geranium Oil Botanical Source: Pelagronium Graveolens L Botanical Family: Geraniaceae ==================================================================== PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES: ==================================================================== Color: Yellow liquid Odor: Have characteristic odor resembling rose and geraneol. Refractive Index at 20*C: 1.465 Acid No: 4 ==================================================================== REGULATION INFORMATION: ==================================================================== FDA No: 182.20 CAS NO: 8000-46-2 H-No: 3301.21 ==================================================================== MAIN COMPONENTS: ==================================================================== Linalool: 4.6% Citronilol: 34.3% Geraniol: 17.0% 10. Epi-Eudsmol: 4.5% We certify that the Geranium Oil Pure and Natural 100% No Additives. Egyptian Origin.
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