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Geranium Pelagonium graveolens

Starting at: $1.89

 

Extraction Method:

Steam Distilled

Part of Plant: 

Leaves and Flowers

Country of Origin: 

France

Growing Method:

Cultivated

Description:

It is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and has pinkish-white flowers.

Colour: 

Greenish yellow

Aromatic Description: 

Geranium Bourbon is a strong smelling oil with a floral aroma and a hint of mint.  

Strength of Aroma:

Strong

Blends well with:

Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, Nutmeg

Aromatic Note:

Middle

Consistency:

Thin

Common Uses: 

A light adrenal-gland stimulant and hormonal normaliser, geranium treats PMS, menopause, fluid retention, breast engorgement, and sterility, and helps to regulate blood pressure. 

A versatile skin treatment, it reduces inflammation, infection, eczema, acne, burn injuries, bleeding, scarring, stretch marks, shingles, herpes and ring-worm. It is also said to delay wrinkling. The strong smell is particularly good to ward off mosquitoes and head lice and is good to help fight cellulite.

Geranium relieves anxiety, depression, discontent, irrational behaviour, and stress. It is also used to heal a passive-aggressive nature and to enhance one’s perception of time and space. 

Some aromatherapists describe it as sedative, while others consider it stimulating, but it actually is a balancer.

Therapeutic Actions: 

Anti-depressant, antiseptic, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, haemostatic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary.

Works with the following Body Systems:

Detoxification, Integumentary, Nervous, Reproductive, Skin care

Best form of Application:

To skin - Massage, compress, bath, ointment, skin care

Inhalation – direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporiser.

Shelf life: 

Users can expect a shelf life of 6 Months to 2 Years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight).

Cautions: 

Geranium oil is not recorded as indicating any side effects since it 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.

History:

The plants originated from South Africa as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco and were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century.

 

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 05 April, 2006.