Geraniol: the lesser known of the terpenes

Geranoil, the lesser known of the terpenes

With its profile containing a mixture of citrus and floral, you can find Geraniol in geraniums, rose oil, lemongrass, peaches, and grapefruits among many other natural sources.

Geraniol has many different medical benefits. It has the properties of an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and antibacterial. Wow. And that’s just to start. Studies have found essential oils in this terpene to also have potential tumor reduction properties. One more amazing trait – it has been shown to have the potential to manage hyperglycaemia and diabetes. Looks like we need some more Gerniol in our lives!



Lainey is a Calgary-based photographer, writer and cannabis lifestyle enthusiast.

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