Rose Geranium Oil

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Geranium Oil

Botanical Name of Geranium:  Pelargonium odorantissimum

Synonyms: Pelargonium graveolens

About Geranium: Geranium is an aromatic plant which bears lovely coloured flowers and is mostly found in South Africa, Morocco and Madagascar.  The average height of this shrub is about 1 meter and has pointed leaves. Flowers, stem and leaves are all used to extract oil from this plant through steam distillation. Oil distilled from the species Pelargonium graveolens is considered the best and this plant is mainly cultivated for its essential oil. Oil extracted in China from this species is considered to be the apt for use in aromatherapy application as it is less sensitizing then other species.

History of Geranium: The name geranium is derived from a Greek word ‘geranos’ which means ‘crane’ referring to the seed pods which resemble to the crane’s bills. Southern African region is known to be the native land for this plant and it is from here that this plant was introduced to European countries of Italy, Spain and France in 17th century. Geranium essential oil was initially used in Perfumery by the French. Out of more than 700 varieties of Geranium only 10 are known to be source of essential oil in viable quantities. The normal geranium plant grown in backyards and garden mostly for its lovely flowers cannot supply much of essential oil. In ancient times geranium plant was grown in front of the house to keep evil spirits away.

Properties of Geranium Oil: Geranium essential oil is usually colourless and transparent essential oil but sometimes it can have a slight greenish tinge to it. The viscosity of the oil is also very similar to that of water. The major chemical constituents of this essential oil include: alpha pinene, limonene, linalool, geranyl acetate, myrcene, menthone, citonellol, geraniol, geranyl butyrate, etc.

Health Benefits and Applications Geranium Oil:

Geranium Oil is known to have number of benefits, some of the important ones include:

Astringent: It works as a very good astringent and tightens the muscles around the gums, skin, abdomen, intestines and blood vessels. It can keep the skin tight and prevent it hanging loose and get wrinkles on it.

Anti Bacterial and Anti microbial: These properties make geranium essential oil very effective in cleaning and treating wounds.

Haemostatic: It has two properties which can help stopping excess bleeding. It clots the blood at the place from where it is bleeding out and at the same time it would also contract the blood vessels so that outflow of blood could be prevented.

Cicatrisant: Any kind of marks or scars on the skin can be treated by using geranium oil.

Cytophylactic: Germanium oil is known to assist and support generation of new cells in our body. It also takes cares of old and dead cells by rejuvenating them.

Other therapeutic properties of Geranium Oil which make it useful are; Diuretic, Deodorant, Styptic, Tonic, vermifuge, vulnenary,  etc.

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Storage: Store in cool and dark place, Keep away from heat and spark

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