Geranium Oil

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Geranium oil is obtained through steam distillation process and extracted from the leaves and stalks of the plant. Organic Geranium is a hairy perennial shrub, mainly used in hedgerows and can grow up to about one meter high (3 feet), having pointed leaves that are serrated at the edges with pinkish-white flowers.

History
The Geranium plants 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 over 200 species of geranium, some scented and some not.

Color & Aroma
Color: Greenish olive liquid @22C with Characteristic floral odor,
Aroma: It is often confused with rose oil due to its rose-like fragrance.

Constituents
It contains Geraniol (7 to 20%), Citronellol (20 to 40%), Linalool (5 to 15%), Menthone, geranyl formate, 10-epi-eudesmol (Egypt,Morocco, Algeria), Guaiadiene-6, 9 (China).

Uses
Owing to its therapeutic properties, geranium oil can be used in the treatment of the acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, ulcers, breast engorgement, edema, tonsillitis and menopausal problems.

Botanical Name: Pelargoneum Graveolens
Country of Origin: Egypt, Russia, Africa, Japan, Central America, Europe
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity: 0.892 @ 72°F
Optical Rotation: -30.0 -7.0 @ 20°C
Refrective Index: 1.520 @ 72°F
Plant Part: Leaves
Bland With: It can blend with Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Nerolia and Nutmeg.
CAS No.: 8000-46-2
Flash Point: 165F
Extraction Method: Steam distilled

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Geranium Oil can be used in the treatment of the acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, ulcers, breast engorgement, edema, tonsillitis and menopausal problems.

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