Product Technical Information
|Botanical Name||Pelargonium x asperum|
|Color & Odor||Pale yellow to greenish yellow liquid & Minty, rosy odor|
|Country of Origin||Egypt|
|Methods of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohol & insoluble in water|
|Flash Point||250 °F|
|Optical Rotation||-30.0 – -7.0 @ 20°C|
|Major Constituents||Citronellol, Geraniol|
Geranium Oil is extracted from the leaves of the Geranium plant by using steam distillation method. Geranium plants are inhabitants of South Africa and Reunion, Morocco, Madagascar and Morocco. About 300-500 kg of plants are required in order to extract 1 kg of geranium oil and that’s the reason it is so expensive. The botanical name of the Geranium oil is Palargonium bourbon and it is also known as Pelargonium terebinthinaceum and Geranium terebinthinaceum. Its Latin name is Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil. It is a greenish yellow color liquid that is easily soluble in alcohols and essential oils. It blends well with neroli, lemon, lavender, jasmine, grapefruit, juniper, lemongrass, nutmeg, basil, Clary sage, Citronella, Bergamot and fennel. Some primary constituents of Geranium oil are rose oxide, Citronellayl formate, linalool, geraniol, geranyl formate, Citronellol, Isomenthone, geranyl tiglate, geranyl butyrate, eudesmol, caryophyllene, guaia-6 and 9-diene.
Milley Arthurs, Student, NSW Universit Review by Milley Arthurs
Milley Arthurs, Student, NSW University - "I regularly use this product for treating my sinus areas, back of neck and back of hands to feel fresh after a long day in college."
Latoya Gawbrett, Homemaker, Singapore Review by Latoya Gawbrett
Latoya Gawbrett, Homemaker, Singapore - "This wonderful oil helped me cure my age old problems of convalescence and fatigue."
Neil Wasbrow, Medic, London Review by Neil Wasbrow
Neil Wasbrow, Medic, London -"As I was born in India and had that terrible imbalance of oily and dry skin, my Indian aunt suggested me to use therauptic use of this oil and my skin feels much better these days."
- Geranium oil is effective in allaying feelings of anxiety and stress.
- It is also used to create balance between dry and oily skin.
- The oil is also helpful to fight cellulite and the retention of fluids.
- The smell of the oil is also effective on the mosquitoes and head liceand therefore excellent to ward off mosquitoes as well as head lice.
- It is also used to relieve convalescence, general fatigue and tiredness.
- This oil is considered especially useful for eczema, bruises, cuts,burns, frostbite, athlete’s foot, haemorrhoids, fungus infections and skindisorders.
- It can also be used as massage oil into the sinus area, temples,clockwise into the solar plexus, back of the neck and back of the hands.