Geranium, rose

Rose_Geranium_-_clusterGERANIUM, ROSE
Pelargonium graveolens

Geranium is a plant that is small and fragrant and is native to Africa. It can grow to a height of approximately 3 ft. There are more than seven hundred species of geranium.

Practical Uses

  • Cooling and purifying
  • Calming to the nervous system when used in small amounts
  • Stimulating when used in large amounts.
  • Encourages communication ans lifts the spirits.
  • Acts as a disinfectant and as an insect repellant.
  • Stimulates the adrenal glands.
  • Reduces pain and inflammation.

Precautions

Geranium could cause contact dermatitis in hypersensitive individuals.

 

Sourcing

E-Scentially Yours uses geranium (rose) that is steam distilled. It is sourced from central Egypt. The essential oil is obtained from the herb .