Geranium E-mail
INCI: Pelargonium Graveolens
CAS N°.: 90082-51-2
EINECS N°.: 290-140-0

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Ref.: EXON02MA

Geranium essential oil is extracted from the plant Pelargonium odorantissimum, of the Geraniaceae family.
The plants are originated from South Africa, as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco and were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century.
There are about 700 different varieties of the plant, yet only 10 supply essential oil in viable quantities, as the normal garden geranium produce far too little oil for extraction.
It is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and stands up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and it has pinkish-white flowers.
In early times geraniums were planted around the house to keep evil sprits at bay.


The therapeutic properties of geranium oil are astringent, haemostatic, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, diuretic, deodorant, haemostatic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary.

Warning: Use caution to avoid dermatitis in hypersensitive persons. Avoid during pregnancy.