Pelargonium graveolens (Family: Geraniaceae) is native of eastern part of the Mediterranean region, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Essential oil is used in high grade perfumery industries, it is used in bath and massages. Oil is also used to heal stress, acne, eczema and minor wounds.
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1. Anonymous 2003. Geraniol rich and high essential oil yielding geranium clone 'Cimpawan' released for commercial cultivation. CIMAP Newsletter 1: 3.
2. Verma, Ram S., et al. "Essential oil composition of Pelargonium graveolens L’Her ex Ait. cultivars harvested in different seasons." Journal of Essential Oil Research 25.5 (2013): 372-379.
3. Mnif, Wissem, et al. "Characterization of leaves essential oil of Pelargonium graveolens originating from Tunisia: chemical composition, antioxidant and biological activities." Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants 14.6 (2011): 761-769.