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Geranium Essential Oil

Pelargonium graveolens Origin: Egypt

Geranium Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Pelargonium graveolens

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Flowers and leaves

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Heavy, sweet, floral

Largest Producing Countries

Egypt, Spain, France, and Italy

Traditional Use

Throughout history geranium has been known as a powerful wound healer. It has been utilized medicinally and in the fragrance industry.

Properties

Analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, cicatrizant, deodorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, insecticide, regenerative, rubefacient, sedative, styptic, tonic, vasoconstrictor, vermifuge, vulnerary

Blends Well With

Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Of Interest

Geranium leaves can be used in jams and jellies or added to your favorite baked goods.

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.

Disclaimer

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.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).