Geranium Essential Oil

(Pelargonium graveolens)
Geranium essential oil is produced from the steam distillation of the geranium’s fragrant flowers and leaves and has an aroma that encourages peaceful, spiritual feelings.
Geranium essential oil (Pelargonium graveolens) was used by the Egyptians to promote beautiful, radiant-looking skin. Today, this potent oil is often used in high-end perfumes and skin care products. Cultivated from the fragrant flower native to South Africa and obtained through a careful distillation process, Geranium’s sweet, floral scent can be used topically and aromatically. Add Geranium to lotion, body wash, and hair care to enhance the aroma of your personal care products. Because Geranium oil has versatile benefits, you can also diffuse it to invite a peaceful, spiritual feeling in your living room or meditative space.
How to Use |AromaticTopical
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Product Snapshot

Product Snapshot

FEATURES & BENEFITS
  • Has a sweet, floral fragrance that can be used aromatically and topically
  • May help maintain the appearance of healthy, youthful-looking skin
  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents citronellol and geraniol
  • Helps promote healthy, radiant-looking hair
  • May help cleanse the skin
AROMATIC PROFILE
From the Bottle: Floral and herbaceous
KEY CONSTITUENTS
  • Citronellol
  • Geraniol
  • Citronellyl Formate
  • Linalol
Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients
Pelargonium graveolens† (Geranium) flower oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Suggested Uses

Suggested Uses

APPLICATIONS
  • Diffuse Geranium in your home or office for a pleasant, uplifting aroma.
  • Add Geranium to a neutral skin moisturizer and apply it morning and night to enhance the appearance of healthy-looking skin.
  • Combine it with oils like Lavender and Ylang Ylang to blend in a hot bath. The aromatic blend of floral and sweet smells creates a peaceful, private getaway.
  • Add Geranium to your skin regimen to help cleanse your skin.
  • Mix it with your favorite Young Living shampoo to help promote healthy, radiant-looking hair.
WHERE TO DIFFUSE
  • Get creative juices flowing by filling your office or study with this pleasant, uplifting aroma.
  • Bring the family together by accenting the air in the den or kitchen with its sweet fragrance.
  • Make your bedroom bloom with the romantic scents of Geranium, Lavender, and Jasmine.
EXPERIENCE
Geranium oil’s sweet, floral aroma can be diffused in intimate settings to create a memorable, warming environment for you and your family.
LABEL DIRECTIONS
Topical: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
CAUTIONS: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.
Get to Know

Get to Know

PRODUCT BACKGROUND
Geranium essential oil comes from the Pelargonium graveolens plant, a multibranched shrub that grows up to 5 feet tall. Geranium oil is produced by steam distilling the plant’s flowers and leaves. It is native to subtropical southern Africa and was used by the Egyptians to promote beautiful, radiant skin. Geranium is also found in many perfumes, lotions, and skin care products. It is an important ingredient in many Young Living skin care products—including ART® Creme Masque, Boswellia Wrinkle Cream™, and Animal Scents® Ointment—and Acceptance™, Awaken™, Believe™, and Clarity™ essential oil blends.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pelargonium graveolens
BOTANICAL FAMILY: Geraniaceae
REGION(S) FOUND: Egypt, India
PLANT PART USED: Flowers and leaves
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
YL REGION: Most Young Living Geranium Essential Oil comes from Egypt
Geranium essential oil joined the Young Living family in 1994.