As one of the few oils with the ability to both uplift and sedate, Rose Geranium works profoundly on the emotions. It works wonders in skincare remedies
|County of Origin||Egypt|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-anxiety, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, CNS depressant, Hypotensive|
|Chemical Family||Ester, Monoterpenols|
|Approx. Shelf Life||5 years|
|Plant Parts||Leaves, Flowers|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Angelica Root, Basil, Bergamot, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood, Citronella, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lime, Neroli, Orange and Rosemary.|
History: The plants originated from South Africa as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco. They were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century. In native Africa the herb teas was drunk to cure stomach upsets and stop internal bleeding. Throughout the centuries people have cultivated the plants around their homes to keep evil spirits at bay.
Characteristics: A richly, warm and sweet floral scent, Rose Geranium is not replacement for real rose oil. Adding it to any rose formula to enhance the rose accents and reduce the amount of the more expensive real rose oil.
Indications: Used to purify, reduce cellulite, calm the nervous system (in small amounts), stimulant (in large amounts), uplift moods, reduce tension, lessen pain and inflammation, stimulate the adrenal glands, disinfect, repel insects, soothe bites. Stimulant of the adrenal cortex that balances and regulates hormones.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath, compress, diffusor, inhaler, light bulb ring, lotion, massage, mist spray, perfume.
Safety: Rose Geranium Essential Oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and generally non-sensitizing, though it can cause sensitivity in some people and due to the fact that it balances the hormonal system, it should be avoided during pregnancy.