Pelargonium Graveolens var. Bourbon
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The Geranium plant is indigenous to South Africa and was introduced into Europe in the 17th century. There are over 250 natural species of Pelargonium which does sometimes lead to confusion regarding the different varieties. The Bourbon variety, produced by Ayanda African Oils, is yielded from the Cultivar Rose and is commonly known as the Pelargonium Graveolens. This is a perennial, shrubby plant which has aromatic leaves. These leaves are steam distilled to produce Rose Geranium Var. Bourbon Essential Oil.
Rose Geranium Var. Bourbon Oil Characteristics
Rose Geranium Var. Bourbon Essential Oil is greenish in colour with a pronounced leafy and rosy scent that is often described as being floral and uplifting. In addition to the strong rose aroma, Rose Geranium Var. Bourbon Oil is also known to hold subtle notes of green herbs, citrus, and spice.
Rose Geranium Var. Bourbon Oil Uses and Benefits
The strong rose scent offered by Rose Geranium Var. Bourbon Essential Oil means it is widely used as a fragrant component in cosmetic products. It is also commonly believed to hold antidepressant and antiseptic properties. Research shows that Rose Geranium Var. Bourbon Essential Oil in particular could also offer healing properties, acting as an astringent to slow down bleeding and making it useful in the treatment of injuries.
CAS-No EU: 8000-46-2
CAS-No US: 90082-51-2