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Geranium Rosat (Pelargonium x asperum) Essential Oil

Geranium Rosat (Pelargonium x asperum) Essential Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Pelargonium x asperum cv rosat
English Name : Geranium Rosat
French Name : Géranium rosat
Family : Geraniaceae
Origin : South Africa, China, Morocco, Egypt

History and Origin

This sub shrub can reach up to 50 cm in height. Its long green three-lobed leaves with reddish veins are highly indented and velvety. The buds are pinkish; the small flowers white or purple, with five petals of which two have red striations. Geranium is now very common for its aesthetic appearance and ability to repel insects. Furthermore, this ornamental plant is well-known for its low maintenance. Today, there are hundreds of geranium species, of which, mainly for aromatherapy, geranium rosat and geranium bourbon. They are spread throughout the world, in China, Morocco, Egypt, Madagascar and Réunion Island, from which the name "bourbon", former name of the island, was taken.

Associated to the planet Venus, geranium was often used to dilute rose oil to lower its costs.
Geranium essential oil is used in dermatology since many years. It is particularly recommended for acne problems.

Geranium rosat differs from geranium bourbon, more expensive, by its aroma that is more similar to rose.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Aerial parts
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics : Clear mobile liquid with a pale yellow color.
Properties : Anti-infectious, antibacterial, antifungal++. General tonic, astringent toner +++. Antalgic++. Haemostatic, healing, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory. Nervous system calming, tranquilizer.
Indications : Infectious dermatosis, surinfected acne+++, impetigo++. Infectious colitis+. Asthenia, nervous fatigue++. Osteo-articular rheumatism+. Agitation, anxiety, Troubles concentrating, lack of self-esteem, seasonal depression, emotivity, insomnia, irritability, nervousness, stress, mood changes.
Energetic and Emotional Effect : It soothes heartaches. Its energy appeals the senses of freedom cause by a joyful heart. It heals holes and tears caused by senses of abandonment and rejection in the emotional body. Apply on heart and chest to feel relief, comfort and self esteem. 
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Uses

Culinary

It has a flowery taste. Excellent in a vegetable stir-fry or in muffins recipes. Use it in food preparations respecting dosage.

Environment

Use it in diffusion to repel insects and to stimulate the intellect. 

Perfumery

Heart note.Mainly used for its subtle and flowery perfume reminding of rose. Geranium is found in some famous perfumes: "Jazz" by Yves Saint Laurent, "Brut" by Fabergé, "Caleche" by Hermès and "Egoiste" by Chanel. Synergy with citrus, lavender, jasmine, patchouli, rose, clove, sandalwood and juniper.

Skincare

Recommended in cases of acne, bruises, hair problems, eczema, hemorrhoids, ulcers, lice and ringworm. It regenerates the skin and soothes itching. 

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Safety Data and Contraindications

  • No contraindication known under normal physiological doses. 

 

Chromatography

B-PEASRZAF08Q (2016/03)

South Africa

Monoterpenols : citronellol (24,19 %), geraniol (12,60 %)

Terpene ester : citronellyl formate (10,44 %)

Monoterpenone : iso menthone (7,418 %)

Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois

  • EIDSON, Deborah, La guérison vibratoire, Guy Trédaniel Éditeur

  • DAVIS, Patricia, L’aromathérapie de A à Z, Vigot

  • Lubinic, Edeltraud, Manuel pratique d’aromathérapie, les huiles essentielles et leur utilisation, Vigot

  • FESTY, Danièle, Mes recettes de cuisine aux huiles essentielles, Leduc Éditions

  • FESTY, Danièle, Ma bible des huiles essentielles, Leduc Éditions

  • LAWLESS, Julia, The Complete Illustrated Guide to AROMATHERAPY: A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and Well-being, Éditions Element

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