Though you may not know it, you’re probably already familiar with geraniums. That’s because geraniums are popular flowers that are easily grown indoors and outdoors. Hanging flower baskets, anyone? You’ve probably seen geranium flowers growing there. The pretty flowers can range in color from white, purple, pink, red or orange and have African and European origins.
The leaves of this plant are steam distilled to create geranium essential oil and it has many skin care benefits and uses for a variety of skin types.
Geranium Essential Oil Facts
- Botanical Name: Pelargonium odorantissimum
- Carrot seed oil is processed from the steam distillation of geranium flower leaves.
- Scent notes are herbal, sweet and a hint of apple.
- Blends well with oils of carrot seed, bergamot , basil, cedarwood, rosemary and lavender.