Progress In Essential Oils

Geranium Oil In 1996, Zang et al. analyzed geranium oil of Chinese origin. Although they found that some of the major constituents were citronellol (24.73%), geraniol (8.79%) and linalool (4.16%), the authors misidentified many of the other constituents; however, it is included in this review for completeness. Möllenbeck et al. (1997) analyzed a sample of geranium oil produced in Madagascar. The oil composition was found to be as follows:

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