Pure Bourbon Geranium Essential Oil from the Reunion Islands.
Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens
Origin: Reunion Islands
Aroma: Green, leafy, rosy
Perfume Note: Middle to Top
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Main Chemical Components: Citronellol, geraniol, linalool
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, citronella, clary sage, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lime, neroli, orange, petitgrain, rose, rosemary, sandalwood essential oils
Geranium Bourbon Description and Uses:
Geranium Bourbon essential oil comes from the Reunion Islands, and the fragrance of this oil is considered by many aromatherapists and practitioners to be superior to most other varieties of Geranium. Therapeutically, the range of properties are similar to Egyptian Geranium, but the Bourbon oil is preferred by many aromatherapists.
Geranium is excellent for all skin types, and is used in skin care products for both its fragrance and cleansing properties. It exerts a "balancing" effect on the skin.Geranium essential oil is also helpful for PMS and menopause, and used in a massage oil, is said to help with cellulite. This oil is also helpful for treating eczema and psoriasis.
Emotionally, Geranium relaxes, restores and maintains stability of the emotions. It blends well with other floral oils, and, mixed with Lavender essential oil and Bergamot essential oil produces a delightful room freshener.
Because of its lovely aroma, Geranium essential oil is a popular component in many cosmetic products.
Several geranium oils are available, and are usually distinguished by their country of origin, with each having slightly different percentages of chemical constituents. In addition to Geranium Bourbon, we currently offer Geranium China, Geranium Egypt, Rose Geranium, Organic Geranium Egypt.