Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium (Pelagonium x asperum) essential oil is most useful for its astringent (contracts and tightens tissue), diuretic(relieves excess fluids and swelling), and insect repelling properties. Geranium is one of the top ingredients in our bug repelling collection and does an excellent job.
Chemistry: citronellol (25.13%), geraniol (12.72%), citronellyl formiate + cyclosativene (10.08%), guaia-6,9-diene (6.80%)
Latin Name: Pelargonium x asperum
Botanical Family: Geraniaceae
Cultivation: Madagascar, Certified Organic
Plant Part: Leaves and flowers
Chemical Family: Monoterpenols, Esters
Aroma: floral, rosy
Properties: Antidepressant, Antifungal, Astringent, Cicatrisant, Insect Repelling
Steam Distilled: June 2021
Shelf Life: 5 years (approx.)
For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon of unscented lotion and gently massage in skin as needed. If using on the face, do not exceed 0.5% dilution.
Chakra: Sacral (2nd)
Geranium helps balance us and increases our imagination. It also offers protection from disturbing energy and gives us a sense of security and stability.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.