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Quick Overview

GeraniumThe "classic" Geranium, Pelargonium graveolens, with a wonderfully rich aroma, and the very diverse therapeutic properties of Geraniumpure Geranium essential oil. Steam distilled from tops and flowers of plants organically grown in India.

Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens

A common plant in gardens world-wide, Geranium is a perennial shrub that grows between three four feet high. Its pointed leaves are serrated at the edges and the branches host light to dark pink flowers. The name 'Geranium' comes from the Greek word 'geranos' or crane as the seed pods resemble the bill of a crane.

A native plant of South Africa, Egypt, Madagascar, and Morocco, it was introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century and is now cultivated for essential oil production in the highly fertile volcanic soils of the Reunion Islands.

GeraniumMethod of Extraction: Steam distilled

Parts Used: Leaves, stalk, flowers

Country of Origin: Egypt

Cultivation Method: Certified Organic

Blends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Chamomile-Roman, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Cypress, Fennel-Sweet, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli (Orange Blossom), Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.

Scent: Floral, sweet, slightly herbal

Contraindications: Non-toxic, non-irritant, generally non-sensitizing

About the Oil

There are in fact two species of Pelargonium distilled to essential oil: 'graveolens', which is the common Geranium, and 'odorantissium' or 'Rose Geranium' oil. This steam distilled essential oil is clear to light green and sourced from the flowers and leaves of Geranium organically grown in India.

Aromatherapy Notes

Geranium has a bright, lightly floral aroma, with delecate intricate notes. The delicate characteristics of this oil mean that it has the potential to blend well with a wide array of essential oils including: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Clary Sage, Rose, Lime, Orange, Frankincense, Grapefruit, and Ylang Ylang.

Traditional Uses

First used as an antidote elixir for anxiety, it soon after became known as an effective treatment for diarrhea and dysentery because of the antispasmodic action it has on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Many physicians also experimented with it as a remedy for wounds, tumors, ulcers, sore throats, tonsillitis, and neuralgia.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Antihaemorrhagic, Antispasmodic, Antitumoral, Anti-inflammatory, Astringent, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Cicatrisant, Deodorant, Diuretic, Fungicidal, Hemostatic, Stimulant (to the adrenal cortex), Styptic, Vermifuge, Vulnerary.


Geranium essential oil is generally a non-toxic, non-irritant. Avoid use with dermatitis in hypersensitive persons and also avoid use during pregnancy or when breast-feeding.

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