Do you LOVE Roses? You'll flip over Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil - it smells like the heady, rich, sweet scent of old fashioned tea roses.
Use Geranium Bourbon as a scent oil to create your own custom essential oil blend by adding a few drops to your main 'terp' (Cajeput, Tea Tree, Niaouli, Lavender) essential oil. This is a pricey oil but it just takes a few drops to scent your mixture so it'll last a good long while.
NAME: Geranium Bourbon Reunion
SPECIES: Pelargonium Graveolens
ORIGIN: Reunion Island
SAFETY DATA: Non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing. Possible contact dermatitis in hypersensitive individuals, especially with the Bourbon type.As with all essential oils, never use undiluted, in eyes or on mucous membranes, do not ingest.
PARTS: Leaves, stalks, flowers
METHOD: Steam Distilled
AROMA: Heavy, cloying, sweet, tenacious-floral scent, and is often used in rose-like blends as a substitute for rose oil.
DESCRIPTION: Geranium Bourbon oil is a greenish-olive liquid with a green, rosy-sweet, minty scent. The Bourbon oil is generally preferred in perfumery work; it blends well with lavender, patchouli, clove, rose, sandalwood, jasmine, juniper, neroli, bergamot and other citrus oils.
BLENDS WELL WITH: Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, ginger, jasmine, juniper, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang ylang
PRINCIPAL CONSTITUENTS: Citronellol, geraniol, linalol, isomenthone, methone, phellandrene, sabinene, limonene.
Scent your own custom essential oil blend by adding a few drops of Geranium Bourbon Essential to your main 'terp' (Cajeput, Tea Tree, Niaouli, Lavender) essential oil.