The geranium oil has a strong smell with a floral aroma and a hint of mint. It is extracted from the plant Pelargonium odorantissimum, of the Geraniaceae family. The oil is extracted through CO2 extraction process from the leaves and stalks of the plants.
This essential oil blends well with other oils such as angelica, basil, bergamot, carrot seed, cedarwood, citronella, clary sage, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lime, neroli, orange and rosemary.
It composed of various constituents that include a-pinene, myrcene, limonene, menthone, linalool, geranyl acetate, citronellol, geraniol and geranyl butyrate.
Known for its therapeutic properties, this geranium oil is used to help in the treatment of acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, hemorrhoids, sore throat, tonsillitis, PMS, menopausal problems, stress and neuralgia.