Geranium Egyptian Pelargonium graveolens Pure Essential Oil for Aromatherapy
Botanical Name: Pelargoneum graveolens
Plant Part: Leaves & Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
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. The leaves and stalks are used for extraction, and the oil is obtained through steam distillation.
Colour: Pale yellow to greenish yellow liquid
Common Uses: Geranium Egyptian Essential Oil is well known for its skincare properties. It can be used to even out oily or combination skin complexions and is said to nourish and re-hydrate dry and mature skin. Geranium Egyptian can also be used to calm irritability, relax the mind and ease cases of insomnia. The strong smell of this oil is particularly good to ward off mosquitoes and head lice.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli and Nutmeg.
Aromatic Scent: Geranium Egyptian Essential Oil has a scent that is both sweet and herbaceous, while carrying some subtle notes similar in character to Rose.
History: There are over 200 species of geranium, some scented and some not. The plants originated from South Africa as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco. They were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century. In early times geraniums were planted around the house to help keep evil sprits at bay.
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.
Every bottle also contains the following information;
Botanical Name (Latin)
BBD (Best Before Date) Min 18 Months, Most over 2 Years
6ml - 100ml Sizes are supplied in Amber Glass Bottle with Euro Tamper Evident Dropper Cap,
500ml - 25 Litre Sizes are supplied in a suitable Aluminium, Steel or Plastic Container.
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