Botanical Name - Cymbopogon martinii
Aroma - Geranium-like, sweet and floral
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Fresh or dried grasses
Country of Origin - Nepal
Chemical Constituents - Geraniol, geranyl acetate, linalool
Uses - Deeply moisturising and hydrating to dry/hard skin, as it helps retain moisture and encourages natural sebum production. Valuable in all types of skin care and also lightly antiseptic.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.