The essential oil coming from the leaves and flowers of Rose Geranium. It has a lovely scent with a mix of rose and citrus.
Like most essential oils, it contains antioxidant and antimicrobial components, but the main ones are fragrant constituents (like citronellol and geraniol). Be careful with it, if your skin is sensitive.
Show me some proof
- Lipids in Health and Disease 2012, Phytochemical composition and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils and organic extracts from pelargonium graveolens growing in Tunisia
- International Journal of Aromatherapy, Volume 12, Issue 4, December 2002, Pages 216–218, Chemical constituents of essential oil of Pelargonium graveolens leaves