Geranium is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and will stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and with flowers that range from red to a pinkish white. Geranium plants originated in South Africa, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco and were introduced to European countries in the 17th century. There are over 200 species of geranium, of which some are scented and some not.
extraction: steam distillation
plant part: leaves and flowers
botanical name: pelargonium graveolens
Egyptian Geranium has a middle note with a strong aromatic finish, essential oils from the rose geranium usually have a softer scent with a rosy floral aroma. Blends well with: basil, lavender, eucalyptus, geranium, citronella, fennel, grapefruit, juniper and lemongrass.
Tryout this relaxation formulation in a nebulizing diffuser or personal inhaler...
5 drops of geranium
5 drops of sweet orange
5 drops of bergamot.
*Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed. Or add Geranium to a nebulizing diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
Aromatherapy is known as blending both science and art, using naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit.
If pregnant, nursing or under doctor’s care, consult with physician. Do not use undiluted on skin. Discontinue use if skin irritation occurs. Possible skin sensitizer. Keep out of reach of children. Do not consume. For external use only.
Adults Max Dilution: 2%
OK For Kids: 2+ ; Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 2 Years