Notes: Sweet floral rosy-leaf odour
GC components: Geraniol (15%), citronellol (32%), linalool (6%), isomenthone (6%), geranyl formate (2.5%) and tiglate (2%), citronellyl formate (6%), guaia-6,9-diene, 10-epi--eudesmol (5%)
Plant parts used: Leaves and stems
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Region of origin: Egypt
Geranium is well known for its skincare properties. It can be used to balance oily or combination skin complexions and is said to nourish and rehydrate dry and mature skin. In aromatherapy it is used to assist with hormonal balance. Geranium is also an ingredient in foods such as cakes, jams, jellies, ice creams and sorbets.