Rose Geranium Essential Oil – Organic
Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil (Organic)
Our organic Rose Geranium essential oil is steam distilled from the stalks, leaves and flowers of organic rose geranium plants.
Our Rose Geranium essential oil is 100% natural and pure. Grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, the oil is certified organic by the Soil Association. We are inspected every year to make sure we follow their strict quality standards.
Origin & History
Our organic rose geranium essential oil originates from Morocco. Rose geranium is native to South Africa and was brought to England in the 1600.
It soon became popular for making perfumes and was soon brought to the warm coastal regions of France and Spain. Rose geranium is now used more in cosmetics and aromatherapy because of its sweet floral aroma.
Organic rose geranium has a sweet rose scent and blends well with many oils including, sweet orange, bergamot, cedarwood, and lavender. It is a middle note, for more information about essential oil notes and blends click here.
Here’s a few of our favourite blends:
Woody blend with slight sweet floral scent:
8 drops Rose geranium oil
8 drops Sweet orange oil
5 drops Cedarwood oil
4 drops Patchouli oil
Sweet and spicy blend:
5 drops Rose geranium oil
10 drops Red mandarin oil
5 drops Ylang ylang oil
5 drops Sandalwood oil
How to Store Your Oils:
To store your organic rose 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 rose geranium oil should be diluted with a carrier oil before skin application as it can cause skin irritation and sensitivity. Our rose 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 rose geranium essential oil good for?
Organic rose geranium is often used in cosmetic products, including soaps, fragrance, lotions, and anti-aging cosmetics. It is used often in perfumes because of its sweet rose scent. A 2013 study shows rose geranium has effective anti - inflammatory properties.
Organic rose geranium is often used in aromatherapy to help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression as it enhances the mood.
What is the difference between geranium and rose geranium essential oil?
Both oils come from the Pelargonium graveolens plant, but they are derived from different varieties. Rose geranium essential oil is from the Pelargonium graveolens var. Roseum plant whereas geranium essential oil is from Pelargonium graveolens.
Can you put rose geranium oil directly on skin?
No, rose geranium oil should be diluted in a carrier oil before applying it to skin. It is recommended to do a patch test on a small area of skin before applying it on larger areas.
Is Rose geranium oil the same as rose oil?
No, organic rose geranium oil is different to rose oil as they are produced from different flowers. The most common roses for rose oil are Rosa damascena and Rosa centifolia. However, rose geranium oil is from Pelargonium graveolens var. Roseum.
To find the technical documents for our organic rose geranium essential oil click here.