Description: Geranium Leaf Absolute is a hairy perennial shrub, often used in haemorrhoids, and will stand up to about one meter high (3 feet) with pointed leaves, serrated at the edges and pinkish-white flowers. The leaves are used to produce the concrete, and the oil is obtained through food grade solvent extraction.
Colour: Yellow Green
Common Uses: Geranium Leaf absolute can be used to help in the treatment of acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, hemorrhoids, lice, mosquito repellant, ringworm, ulcers, breast engorgement, Oedema, poor circulation, sore throat, tonsillitis, PMS, menopausal problems, stress and neuralgia. It’s reputation as an extremely versitile absolute is well documented.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Geranium Absolute works well with Angelica, Basil, Bergamot, Carrot seed, Cedarwood, Citronella, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lime, Neroli, Orange and Rosemary.
Aromatic Description: Geranium Leaf absolute has a scent that is both sweet and herbaceous, while carrying some subtle notes similar in character to Rose.
History: The plants originated from South Africa as well as Reunion, Madagascar, Egypt and Morocco. They were introduced to European countries such as Italy, Spain and France in the 17th century. In early times geraniums were planted around the house to help keep evil sprits at bay.