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Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium Essential Oil

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Latin Name: Pelargonium Graveolens

Part of the Plant Used: Leaves, Stems and Flowers

Origin: Egypt

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

The oil Geranium Essentialis steam distilled from the leaves and stems of the Pelargonium odoratissimum (apple geranium) plant. It has a strong smell with a floral aroma and hints of mint and apple. The main characteristic of this oil is its ability to balance and uplift, and it is used for both the mind and the body, to relieve a large number of ailments.

Geranium essential oil It helps balance oily and dry skin, and also brings balance to the mind, relieving stress and anxiety. It is said to work on the adrenal cortex, which has a balancing effect on the hormonal system. Geranium oil has been used to treat acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, hemorrhoids, ringworm, ulcers, breast engorgement, edema, poor circulation, pain sore throat, tonsillitis, premenstrual syndrome, menopausal problems, stress and neuralgia. Its strong smell scares away mosquitoes. Add a few drops to the shampoo. to get rid of lice.

These geraniums were believed to keep spirits away (just like mosquitoes did!), so they were planted around houses as hedges . The plants originated in South Africa, Réunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco and were introduced to European countries in the 17th century. Although there are around 700 varieties of the plant, only 10 supply essential oil in viable quantities. Varieties planted in gardens generally produce too little oil for use in extraction.

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