Geranium Rose

Pelargonium roseum

Origin: Morocco
Family: Geraniaceae
Part used: Flowers and leaves

Geranium Rose is native to the Cape Provinces and Northern Provinces of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It is an erect, multi-branched shrub that grows up to 1.5 metres tall and has a spread of 1 metre. Primarily grown for its beautiful flowers and captivating scent, it is also used for a range of conditions including skin irritations and nervous tension.
Fragrance notes
A bold, thick floral with a soft rose and grassy sweetness.

Blending notes
Blends well with: Rose, Palmarosa and Sandalwood.
There are approximately 700 varieties of geranium, although only 10 provide the valuable essential oil. In England, it was a tradition to grow geraniums outside the home to keep evil spirits away. The light citrus aroma is said to renew energy and provide calm. It has been promoted for its cleansing and antiseptic properties and to support natural hormone balance in menopausal women. Geranium is widely used to promote healthy skin and soothe topical irritations.

Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and should not be taken as recommendations for treatment, or cure, of any disease or medical condition. Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes towards improved health and wellbeing.
Add 2-5 drops to a 50g pot of moisturising cream for most skin types. Add to a bath for skin irritation recovery. For babies add 1 drop to ½ cup of fatty milk (nut, bean, grain or dairy) and add to bath. For older children add 3-5 drops and adults up to 10 drops. Repeat every other day. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.

Nerve tonic
Diffuse 5-6 drops in a diffuser to promote a relaxing, calm atmosphere. Repeat every hour and as required.

Emotional stability
Add 4 drops to a bath every other day. 3 drops of Lavender True will provide additional relaxation and sleep-enhancing benefits. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.

Woman's tonic
Add 5-6 drops to a bath, compress or diffuser to balance hormones during puberty, pregnancy, menstruation and menopause. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.
Safety considerations
Safe when used as directed. Safe to use with other medication when necessary. If accidentally ingested do not induce vomiting, follow with olive oil or milk and seek advice from a health specialist. Avoid contact with eyes - flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.

Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as a recommendation to cure any medical condition or disease.
Key ingredients
100% pure Pelargonium roseum, distilled flowers and leaves, Morocco
Key component
Citronellol, Geraniol, Citronellyl formiate, Geranyl formiate