CAS Number: 90082-51-2
FEMA Number: 2508
EINECS Number: 290-140-0
Product Code: PAO2030
Geranium Absolute displays very good tenacity, reminiscent of early spring times tender green shoots and fresh flowers when nature begins to yawn, stretch, and reawaken from its long winter slumber. Pelargonium graveolens [Family: Geraniaceae] is native of eastern part of the Mediterranean region, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. But this small shrub also grows widely on Reunion island, France; Spain; Italy; Morocco; Egypt and China.
Geranium Absolute is highly recommended for adding a rich mellow body note in natural perfumery applications where the absolute is preferable over the essential oil. Because it blends seamlessly with so many other aromatic materials, it is an invaluable ingredient to complement and/or amplify rose or other floral-based perfumes, to increase tenacity, and to add an interesting note to most any other natural perfume. It finds use in herbal bouquets, colognes, fougeres, high-class rose bases, chypres, fantasy perfumes and floral blends.
Beyond its lovely fragrance, Geranium Absolute is beneficial for the skin and included often included in high-end skincare formulas. Geranium Absolute is also known to have a bleaching effect and can clear pigmented spots and blemishes on the face and skin. It is also good for reducing and smoothing wrinkles and refreshing the eye area. Hormonally balancing and pain reducing, Egyptian Geranium is also used to ease menstrual cramps and relieve the painful symptoms of PMS.