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Organic Geranium Rosat

Organic Geranium Rosat

Pelargonium asperum

Botanical Properties

There are more than 600 species of geraniums around the world. The geranium rosat, perlargonium asperum, also known as the scented leaf geranium belongs to the Geraniaceae family. It is a hardy plant and can reach up to 1.5m in height. Its heavily scented flowers, splayed out like an umbrella, are a pale pink colour.

Origin and history

The geranium rosat originates from Africa. Often used as trailing plants from balconies, only a handful of scented geraniums are distilled and used for their essential oil (roseum, odoratissimum, asperum). Geranium rosat essential oil is very popular in the cosmetics and perfume industry and is used in Egypt and China. However, the most popular type is Geranium Bourbon essential oil, which is produced in Madagascar or Reunion Island.

Organoleptic properties

Aspect: liquid
Colour: yellow to brown
Odour: soft, pleasant, dewy, a bit green

Distilled parts: Leaves

Country of origin: Egypt

Density: 0.883 – 0.905

Chemotype

Main biochemical components or chemotype: Citronellol, Geraniol.
Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool.
Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.

Properties

Organic geranium rosat essential oil has powerful antiviral, antibacterial, antiseptic, antifungal, fungicidal, haemostatic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, astringent skin toning, lymphatic stimulatory and repellent properties.

Indications

Geranium rosat essential oil is made for your skin. It helps smooth blemishes on the skin, brightens the complexion, has very delicate anti-ageing properties and is a very gentle care product. It is used for damaged skin, acne, scabs, scars, skin infections and vaginal thrush.
Mix with rosewood in apricot seed oil for a complete beauty treatment. Geranium rosat is also a fantastic mosquito and flea repellent.

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Instructions

Please consult a doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.
Oral administration: 2 drops of organic geranium rosat essential oil, 3 times a day, with a little honey and syrup, or on a lozenge for inflammations.
On the skin: Mix 5 drops of organic geranium rosat essential oil + 5 drops of organic argan vegetable oil or apricot seed oil as a cosmetic or dermatological treatment.
By diffusion: When diffused in the atmosphere, geranium rosat essential oil will deodorise your rooms and invigorate and bring comfort to your spirit.

Possible synergies

irculatory disorders: Cistus

Energetic values and synergies

In energy aromatherapy, geranium rosat essential oil is associated with the solar plexus chakra, or the 'Manipura'. It is golden yellow in colour.
Diffuse geranium rosat oil to dissipate negative energy. It helps deal with fear, anguish, phobias and anxiety by regulating the nervous system and re-establishing the balance between Yin and Yang.
Healing of the soul: Cistus ladaniferus

Precautions

Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.   

Important

The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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