Botanical Name: Pelargonium roseum x asperum
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: South Africa
Product Description: Pelargonium roseum x asperum is a hybrid plant, a cross between Pelargonium roseum and Pelargonium asperum. It is commonly known as rose-scented geranium or rose geranium. It is a perennial herb that grows up to 1 meter in height with a woody stem and dark green leaves that are deeply cut and fragrant.
The flowers of Pelargonium roseum x asperum are delicately scented with a rose-like fragrance and range in color from pale pink to dark pink. The plant is highly valued for its essential oil, which is extracted from the leaves and used in perfumes, soaps, candles, and aromatherapy. The oil is believed to have calming and uplifting effects on the mind and body.
Pelargonium roseum x asperum is native to South Africa but is now widely cultivated all over the world. It is a popular plant for gardens and is frequently used in hanging baskets, window boxes, and as a border plant. It can also be grown indoors as a houseplant. The plant prefers well-drained soil, full sun or partial shade, and regular watering. It is easy to grow and requires minimal care, making it a great choice for novice gardeners.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
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