There are nearly 700 species of rose geranium flowers, however out of which only 10 supply essential oil. It is a bushy perennial shrub, growing up to 3 metres high with pointed tri-lobed leaves and pinkish white flowers. Geranium essential oil is extracted from the plant Pelargonium graveolens of the Geraniaceae family through the process of steam distillation. The stalks and leaves of the plant are used in the extraction of geranium oil. The color and odor of the oil depend upon the specie of plant used. However most of the oil extracted has a more wild lemon- apple smell and slightly green in color with the viscosity of water.
Geranium oil describes its uses under the following heads:-
-Health benefits: With its balancing effect on the nervous system, the oil relieves the mind from worldly tensions and anxieties.
-It helps to balance the water level in the body and manages the hormonal system and lymphatic system.
-Geranium essential oil is skin benefits: the oil helps to balance the level of sebum and removes the oil and dirt from the skin helping it to nurture and glow.
-It marks a balance between oily and dry skin. With its antiseptic properties it aids burns, skin infections and allergies.
-Cosmetic products: the oil is a major ingredient in skin products, lotions and creams along with its also diluted in shampoos to help with head lice.
Rose geranium mixes with all other oils including basil oil, Cedarwood oil, bergamot oil, grapefruit oil, jasmine oil, lavender oil, lime oil, Clary sage, Angelica, Neroli oil, orange oil, and rosemary oil.
The oil comprises of various chemical constituents such as geranyl acetate, a-pinene, limonene, Menthone, Linalool, Geranyl butyrate, Citronellol, and Myrcene.
|Product Name||GERANIUM OIL|
|Botanical Name||Pelargoneum Graveolens|
|Product Code||MS - 1019|
|Country of Origin||Egypt|
|Color & Odor||Greenish Olive Liquid & Floral Odor|
|Methods of Extraction||Steam Distillation Process|