Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Rose Geranium

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Rose geranium flower
Rose Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)

Rose Geranium oil comes from the leaves and stalks of the Pelargonium graveolens plant. It has a sweet floral scent. It has antiseptic and antidepressant effects.

Properties[edit]

Circulatory[edit]

Balances the whole body and reduces water retention.

Emotional[edit]

Soothes stress, anxiety and depression.

Gynecological[edit]

Relieves symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.

Skin[edit]

Improves oily skin and promotes the healing of burns and wounds.

Caution[edit]

  • Don't use rose geranium oil during pregnancy.