About: Pelargonium graveolens is a perennial shrub that can stand up to 3 feet in height. The oil produced is characteristic of the flower, and is vaguely reminiscent of rose.
- Latin Binomial; Pelargonium graveolens
- Country of Origin; Egypt
- Traditional Uses; Acne, bruises, broken capillaries, burns, congested skin, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, haemorrhoids, lice, oily complexion, mature skin, mosquito repellent, ringworms, ulcers, wounds, cellulitis, breast engorgement, oedema, poor circulation, sore throat, tonsillitis, menopause, PMS, nervous tension, neuralgia, stress related conditions
- Method of Production; steam distillation of leaves and flowers
- Note; middle
- Safety; moderate need for dilution prior to topical application
How to Use:
Diffusing: Add 5-10 drops to your diffuser.
Topical Use, Bathing & Massage: Add 2-5 drops to 10ml of carrier oil and place in warm bath water or massage into skin.
Facial Steam: Add 2-5 drops to a bowl of steaming water and inhale deeply for 5-10 minutes. For best results, cover your head and the bowl with a towel to trap steam.