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 therapeutic properties of Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil include the being used as an astringent, haemostatic, diuretic, antiseptic, anti-depressant, tonic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic and as an anti-infectious agent.
This uplifting oil has a great all-over balancing effect and this extends to the skin, where it helps to create balance between oily and dry skin.
Geranium Bourbon can also be used to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety, promoting a sense of inner peace.
The strong smell of this oil is particularly good to ward off mosquitoes and head lice.
|Botanical Name||Pelargonium graveolens|
|Country of origin||China|
|Cultivation||Conventional (Non GMO)|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distilled|
|Plant part||Leaves and Flowers|
|Color||Pale yellow to greenish yellow liquid|
|Scent||Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil is a strong smelling oil with a floral aroma and a hint of mint.|
|Strength of Aroma||Strong|
Main Constituents: Citronellol: 40%
Use diluted - 50:50 dilution (one part essential oil: one part of vegetable oil). Then, apply several drops (2-4) on location, abdomen and temples. Apply to chakras/vitaflex points. Directly inhale or diffuse.
|Blends well with||Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli and Nutmeg.|
|History||The Geranium 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. There are over 200 species of geranium, some scented and some not.|
|Warnings||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.|
|Manufacture||Best Natures Cosmetic|
|Country of Manufacture||Canada|
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.