Rose Geranium, Safety Data Sheet
Botanical Family: Geraniaceae.
Botanical Name: Pelargonium Graveolens.
Extraction Method: The leaves and flowers of the plant are steam distilled.
Plant Description: Grows about two feet in height, has serrated pointed leaves and small pink, white or red flowers.
Color: Rose Geranium oil is a light green to colorless liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Sweet fresh floral odor somewhat like Rose and Geranium oil.
Common Applications: Massage, Bath, Vaporizers, Inhalation, Compress
Typically Used By: Soap Makers, Cosmeticians, Perfumist.
Principal Constituents: Terpenic Geraniol, Borneol, Citronellol, Linalool, Terpineol, Acetic, Butyric, Valerianic, Ketones, Eugenol, Phellandrene, Pinene. Actions Analgesic, Anti-Septic, Astringent, Balancing, Cicatrisant, Insect Repellent (Mosquitoes, gnats) and Hemostatic, Physical Health Benefits Vulnerary, Tonic Anti-Septic, haemostatic, and is good for fatigue. Great for all types of skin conditions including eczema, burns, shingles, ringworm, and perdiculosis (lice). Great to treat inflamed skin, sluggish skin, congested oily types.
Therapeutic & Emotional Benefits: A stimulant of the adrenal cortex, where sex hormones are produced. It is believed that Geranium can act as a balancing stimulant for female organs and nervous system. It can be applied on sores such as vaginal herpes and other inflamed conditions of the vaginal mucous membranes to relieve pain.
Did You Know: Rose Geranium Essential Oil is often used to scents soaps because unlike many Essential Oils it's aromatic profile is not affected by the alkaline nature of soap products. Can be used as an insect repellant, a few drops of oil can be left on a piece of cotton or tissue beside your bed at night to keep insects away. Great for skin disorders and healing cuts and bruises as well as athlete's foot and eczema. Apply directly on cuts and bruises and cover with a gauze, repeat a few times per day when changing the dressing.
Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With:
Blends Well With: Angelica, Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil, Bergamot Calabrian Essential Oil, Clary Sage Essential Oil, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry Essential Oil, Lavender French Essential Oil, Lime, Mandarin / Tangerine, Neroli, Patchouli Essential Oil, Chamomile Roman Essential Oil, Rose, Rosemary French Essential Oil, Sandalwood Essential Oil, Basil Essential Oil.
Shelf Life: Rose Geranium Essential Oil should be used within 12 months of harvest to ensure the maximum therapeutic benefit.
Cautions: Constantly falsified, buy only from a trusted source. If used in great quantities may cause irritation to sensitive skins. Part of extensive selection of wholesale aromatherapy, cosmetic, soap and craft making products available at SoapGoods.com.