Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil

 

Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens

Plant Part: Leaves & Flowers

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Origin: France

Description: It is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and has pinkish-white flowers. Color: Greenish Yellow

Consistency: Light

Note: Middle

Aroma Strength: Strong

Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Clary sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli.

Aromatic Scent: Geranium Bourbon is a strong smelling oil with a floral aroma and a hint of mint.

History: The 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.

Cautions: Geranium oil is not recorded as indicating any side effects since it is non-toxic, non-irritant and generally non-sensitizing. It should be avoided during pregnancy.

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