Geranium Bourbon is a strong smelling oil with a floral aroma and a hint of mint. This uplifting oil has a great all-over balancing effect and this extends to the skin - where it helps to create balance between oily and dry skin, emotions - where it helps to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety, and the hormone system. It is good to relieve fluid retention and help fight cellulite.
In an oil burner or diffuser - use a few drops in water as per the instructions for your appliance.
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Gapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, Nutmeg
Colour: Greenish Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Botanical Name: Pelargoneum graveolens
Plant Part: Leaves & Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Description: It is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in hedgerows, and stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and has pinkish-white flowers.
Cautions:Geranium oil is not recorded as indicating any side effects since it is non-toxic, non-irritant and generally non-sensitizing. It can cause sensitivity in some people and due to the fact that it balances the hormonal system, it should be avoided during pregnancy.