To quote Shakespeare, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” The words might be especially true of Rose Geranium oil's gorgeously complex floral aroma.
This unique variety of Geranium is distilled from the leaves of the Pelargonium roseum plant. Rose Geranium essential oil is often used in aromatherapy to encourage serenity and a balanced emotional state due to its wonderful aroma. In addition to being used as a tonic to help promote reproductive health, Rose Geranium essential oil is effective in skincare. Rose Geranium oil has anti-inflammatory properties that help calm skin inflammation and irritation.
*We do not recommend using essential oils on pets, unless under the care of a veterinarian or aromatherapist.
Botanical Name: Pelargonium roseum
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Blends Well With: Myrrh, and other resins; Neroli, and other citrus
Aroma: Sweet, floral, fruity, and earthy
Color: Clear – Pale Yellow
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Adult Max Dilution: 17.5%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
Apply Topically: Our Rose Geranium essential oil is 100% pure and undiluted. For topical application, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in the scent of Rose Geranium oil using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
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INHALER/DIFFUSER: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Rose Geranium, 5 drops of Rosemary and 5 drops of Niaouli. Or add this essential oil blend to your Thera Lux Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
INDULGE BLEND: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Rose Geranium, 2 drops of Lavender and 5 drops of Lemon. Or add 5-6 drops of this blend to your Scent Ball diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
RELAXING BATH: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 7 drops of Rose Geranium, 10 drops of Lavender and 3 drops of Ylang Ylang, then fill with Jojoba oil. Shake well to blend and add 1-2 teaspoons to a full tub. Relax and enjoy. (1.7% dilution)
TOENAIL CREAM: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 6 drops of Rose Geranium, 15 drops of Tea Tree and 4 drops of Clove with 2 ounces lotion. Apply on the affected area 2-3 times daily or as needed. (2.1% dilution)
BATH SALTS: Combine: 3 drops of Rose Geranium, 3 drops of Lavender essential oil, 1 drop of Rose with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Stir together and add to a full bath for a relaxing soak.
BODY LOTION: Add to a 4 ounce bottle with lotion pump: 15 drops of Rose Geranium, 10 drops of Rose, 10 drops of Lavender and 5 drops of Patchouli; fill with unscented body lotion. Shake to mix well. Use as desired, after bath or shower. (1.7% dilution)
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