Rose Geranium Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Pelargonium graveolens

Geranium

Source Location

Plant part used

France, Italy, Spain, Morocco & Egypt

Flowers, leaves & stems

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distillation

Clear

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Thin

Medium

Fragrance

Fruity and floral with a hint of mint

Benefits/Uses/Systems

Skin care: dermatitis, fungus, acne, burns, mature skin, bruises, wound, lymphatic drainage, eczema, cellulite, mosquito repellant, lice, ringworm, oily skin, broken capillaries; digestive support: colitis, liver support, gastritis, respiratory aid: tonsillitis, mucus buildup, asthma, sore throat; cardio-vascular support: poor circulation, phlebitis, hemorrhoids, anti-coagulant; joint pain, rheumatism, arthritis; endocrine support: glandular issues, adrenal support; menopause, PMS, kidney support, edema; stress, depression, anxiety

Blends Well With

Bergamot, Citrus Oils, Jasmine, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Neroli, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Chamomile, Lavender

Main Constituents

a-phellandrene, a-copaene, b-phenylethylilc alcohol, linalool, geranyl, 1,8-cineole, citronellal, menthone

Properties

Antidepressant, diuretic, hemostatic, regulating, tonic, astringent, emmenogogue, analgesic, antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, deodorant, antihemorrhagic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, hepato-stimulant

Safety

May cause dermatitis in high doses. Avoid during pregnancy.