Geranium Essential Oil – Organic
Pelargonium Graveolens Oil (Organic)
Geranium essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves, stalks and flowers of the organic geranium plant and is sourced exclusively from Egypt.
Our organic geranium essential oil has been certified organic by the Soil Association. This means that the Soil Association has inspected us and approved our products according to their strict organic standards.
Origin & History
This geranium plant species is native to South Africa, it is said to have been used for a wide range of health conditions.
The first cultivation for distillation of the essential oil was in France, which soon led to the essential oil being produced in a wide number of countries.
The majority of geranium essential oil is now produced in Egypt and China, and our geranium essential oil is Egyptian.
Organic geranium has a sweet and floral scent and it blends well with citrus scents.
It is a middle note, for more information about essential oil notes and blends click here.
Here are a few of our favourite blends with geranium oil:
Sweet and citrusy geranium blend:
3 drops Organic Geranium oil
3 drops Organic Sweet orange oil
2 drops Organic Cedarwood Atlas oil
Floral with citrus notes blend:
5 drops Organic Geranium oil
8 drops Organic Lavender oil
3 drops Grapefruit oil
1 drop Organic Lemon oil
How to Store Your Oils:
To store your organic geranium essential oil, make sure to keep it sealed and out of direct sunlight.
This will stop it from degrading over time and help prolong the quality.
Make sure you keep your geranium essential oil out of the reach of children.
Organic geranium essential oil is often used in aromatherapy and room diffusers because of its calming effect
A 2015 study showed that geranium essential oil could be useful in reducing anxiety. Geranium oil has a light floral scent, which promotes relaxation and relieves tension.
Organic geranium oil should be diluted with a carrier oil before skin application as it can cause skin irritation and sensitivity. Our geranium oil is not suitable for consumption or any internal use and should be stored out of reach of children.
For safety information and safe dilution rates, use our technical documents found here.
The safe dilution rates are given in the IFRA document. There are different dilutions for different applications, for example soaps and shampoos are category 9. There is a full list of the IFRA categories and what they mean on the last pages of the IFRA document.
What is geranium essential oil used for?
Organic geranium essential oil is popular in the fragrance and cosmetic industry and is used in perfumes, soaps, herbal medicine and aromatherapy.
Geranium essential oil is often used in fragrances and room diffusers because of its floral scent and how it creates a calming and grounding effect.
There is some evidence that geranium oil could also have anti-inflammatory properties.
Is geranium oil good for your skin?
Organic geranium essential oil is reported to be good for your skin. We’ve seen mentions that geranium oil can help treat skin eczema, acne, skin irritation, and skin infections. However, we haven’t seen any scientific studies or evidence supporting these claims, so they should be treated as unproven.
Do you know of a study that shows geranium oil is effective for these conditions? We’d be interested to take a look.
Is geranium oil good for anti-aging?
Again, this is a claim we’ve often seen associated with geranium essential oil. We’re not aware of any evidence that geranium essential oil has anti-aging properties. But feel free to send some in!
What does geranium essential oil blend well with?
Geranium essential oil blends well with citrus, woody and other floral oils. Essential oils like lavender, patchouli, rosemary, lemon and orange, work well in a geranium blend.
To see the full range of technical documents for our organic geranium essential oil, click here