Rose Geranium (South African)
Origin: South African Cape Province
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Uses: It works wonders in skincare remedies and can be used to help in the treatment of the following: is known as a tick repellent; aids in healing skin issues, lice repellent, mosquito repellent, aid with fungal issues, swollen areas, poor circulation, women's hormonal problems, & stress. This oil makes an excellent astringent. This variety of Rose Geranium is one of the most fragrant species; inspires natural beauty & enjoyment, uplifts the mind while balancing hormones making it a must-have for women's hormonal concerns.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Always dilute for topical use! (maximum dilution ratio is 5%)
Diffuse as needed full strength
*Gas Chromatography testing for purity shows naturally occurring constituents:
Citronelloll 26%, Geraniol 11% - most effective for tick repellency as identified in the following study https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/3122/TabancaEtAl2013.pdf which tested 10 essential oils of geranium but did not list the latin name of the specific oil that tested the best. That information was provided only by was of gas chromatography which is identified within the study.
**For dogs, please see this interesting article: https://k9angelsrescue.wordpress.com/tag/pelargonium-capitatum-x-radens/
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