Geranium - Pelargonium graveolens

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There are over 250 different species of Geranium, and even more that are cultivated. Documentation of its early uses medicinal use is difficult to find but its highly aromatic leaves and flowers have been incorporated into perfumes for hundreds of years. Since the practice of Modern Aromatherapy took shape in the early 20th century, Geranium Essential Oil has been used therapeutically to soothe anxiety, balance emotions, ward off microbial infections, insects, cleanse and detox the skin. It’s features chemical compounds include Monoterpenols and Esters.

Vibrant - Stress relief

Aromatic Description

Floral - Strong - Green - Grassy - Sweet - Rose like  

 

Essential Data                                                      

  • Common Name: Geranium Oil 
  • Fragrance Note: Mid 
  • Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens
  • Oil Color: Clear to goldish green
  • Botanical Family: Geraniaceae
  • Viscosity: Light yellow 
  • Farming Method: 100 % Pure and Natural 
  • Extraction Method: Steam distillation
  • Country of Origin: Egypt
  • Part of Plant Used: Flowering tops

 

Aromatherapy Applications

 Topical

Geranium Essential Oil, like Lavender Essential Oil, has many varied uses, and can be applied in various ways. For the skin it is anti-inflammatory, cleansing, detoxifying, combats rashes, acts as an astringent, aids in skin infections, bug bites, wound healing, and can bring vibrancy and circulation to the skin. 
 
Research has shown that due to its unique molecular composition the oil has demonstrated these activities in the laboratory: Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibacterial, wound healing, soothes anxiety, has a balancing effect on women’s hormones, anti-anxiety, and supports circulation.
 
 Psyche and Emotions
 
This aroma resonates with the female psychology and it is therefore balancing to our hormones and mood swings. Excellent anti-depressant, great for general fatigue, plus both chronic, and acute stress. Inspires calm, stillness, and enables a heart to mind connection. 
 
Blends well with: Lavender, Orange, Grapefruit, Fennel, Lemon, Cypress, Juniper, Frankincense, Chamomile, Ginger, Clary Sage, Black Pepper, Mandarin, and Ylang Ylang
 
Precautions    
Very gentle and generally know as safe for the skin but overuse has been known to cause skin sensitivities. 
Perform a patch test before use.
Suggested to avoid in first Trimester of pregnancy. 
Do not use if nursing. 
Not recommended for use with infants. 
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not ingest. 
 
Storage
If stored in a cool and dry place, shelf life is approximately 4-5 years.
Keep container tightly closed in a cool well ventilated place.
Keep away from oxidizing agents, heat, direct light, and open flame.
 
Disclaimer
The product statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Essential oils or aromatherapy products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Use of this page should not be considered medical advice and cannot replace medical consultation with a qualified health professional. Please consult with a qualified medical professional to address specific health concerns you might have. Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any aromatherapy product. The information contained herein is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
 
Research and Sources
Hsouna A B, Hamdi N. (2012) Phytochemical composition and antimicrobial activities of the
essential oils and organic extracts from pelargonium graveolens growing in Tunisia.
Lipids Health Dis. 11: 167.  Retrieved on January 8, 2013 from:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3539951/
 
Ali A, Murphy CC, Demirci B, Wedge DE, Sampson BJ, Khan IA, Baser KH, Tabanca N. (2013) Insecticidal and Biting Deterrent Activity of Rose-scented Geranium (Pelargonium spp.) Essential Oils and Individual Compounds Against Stephanitis pyrioides and Aedes aegypti. Pest Manag Sci. 2013 Feb 19.

Diffussion:            Use two to three drops with Shaman Diffuser.

Topical use:          Blend with Shaman Carrier Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

DIY:                         Use it in your DIY projects for household products.