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Rose Geranium Essential Oil

  • With a gorgeous bouquet of rose and citrus, rose geranium is prized for its balancing effect on the body and mind.

    The cooling, uplifting rose-scented geranium from South Africa has long been adored both for the delicious complexity of its bouquet and for the broad range of its applications. Boasting an emphatic, fragrant mix of rose and citrus, this variety of geranium is harvested from the leaves and flowers of the organic Pelargonium roseum plant. Geranium’s versatility as an essential oil is well-known amongst perfumers and aromatherapists alike. As a premier cooling oil, rose geranium assists in promoting vitality for the entire family, young and old. This uplifting oil has an overall balancing effect which extends to the skin, helping to stabilize both oily and dry skin and to keep skin supple. This oil is also widely cherished as a powerful assistant in promoting ease and grace during a woman's monthly cycle. Calming and grounding, rose geranium helps to reduce feelings of stress and worry. Its balancing effect on the body and mind makes rose geranium an excellent choice to uplift mood and to promote feelings of well-being. Widely considered a tonic oil, or an oil that adds strength to the body, its stimulating properties lift the spirit and promote sensual feelings.

    Product Details
    • Botanical Name: Pelargonium roseum
    • Family: Geraniaceae
    • Composition: 100% Pure Rose Geranium Essential Oil
    • Origin: South Africa
    • Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
    • Cultivation/Harvesting: Organic
    • Plant Part: Aerial parts
    • Color: Colorless to pale yellow yellowish green
    • Consistency: Mobile
    • Yield: 0.03% – 2.5%
    • Bottle Size: ½ fl oz (15 mL)
  • Rose Geranium Essential Oil Profile

    Rose geranium boasts a fragrant mix of rose and citrus; this variety of geranium is harvested from the leaves and flowers of the organic Pelargonium roseum plant.

    How to Use Rose Geranium Essential Oil
    • Diffuser: Bergamot is one of our favorite oils to keep handy by the diffuser as its sweet fragrance blends well with almost any other oil — give it a try! It is universally loved by the whole family. We find that children especially find Bergamot enjoyable. Bergamot is a great year round fragrance for creating a fresh, welcoming home.

    Geranium essential oil can be applied topically, as a compress, in the bath, through direct inhalation, or used with a diffuser.

    Other Ways To Use Rose Geranium Essential Oil
    • Use two drops rose geranium in direct palm inhalation to uplift the mood and spirit.
    • Add several drops to a mister or spray bottle as a natural and pleasant insect repellent.
    • Add several drops to facial creams to care for clogged pores and oily skin.
    • Blend in marula oil to promote skin health.
    • Diffuse rose geranium to support calm and relaxation and to create a positive and healing space.

    Aromatic Profile and Blending of Rose Geranium Essential Oil
    • Perfumery Note: Middle
    • Odor: Rosy, sweet, green herbaceous, citrusy, earthy
    • Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
    • Dry-out: Fine, minty, rosaceous with good tenacity
    • Blends Well With: Citrus oils such as grapefruit essential oil, lime essential oil and bergamot essential oil; also angelica root essential oil,carrot seed essential oil and tulsi essential oil; and florals like rose essential oil, jasmine essential oil and lavender essential oil

    Interesting Rose Geranium Essential Oil Information

    There are about 700 different varieties of geranium, yet only 10 of these supply essential oil in viable quantities. The common and recognizable garden variety does not produce sufficient oil for extraction. Rose geranium originated in Africa, where it has a long history of use in treating burns and other skin disorders. Introduced to European countries Italy, Spain, and France in the 17th century, geranium was commonly planted inside homes to keep evil spirits at bay. Currently geranium is used as flavoring in the food and beverage industries, as well as in perfumes and other cosmetics.

  • Safety Considerations for Rose Geranium Essential Oil

    Non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritant. Do not take geranium essential oil internally.


    For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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