Zdravetz essential oil (Geranium macrorrhizum)


Appearance  oily transprent  fluid (heterogeneous mass below 35 °C) 
Colour yellow green to dark green  
Odor specific, of Geranium macrorrhizum  
Relative density 40 °C), g/cm3 from 0,9380 to 0,9680  
Refractive index (25 °C) from 1,5003 to 1,5189  
Melting point, °C from 34 to 50   
Acid value, mg KOH/g not more than 3  
Ester value, mg KOH/g from 7 to 15  
Ester value after acetylating,mg KOH/g from 25 to 55  
Solubility in 75% ethanol from 1 : 6 to 1 : 7  

Contents of characteristic ingredients (by GC), %:  
Germacron more than 50   


Therapeutic Properties: 
Zdravetz oil is useful for baths in cases of nervous disorders, high blood pressure, rheumatism, inflammations of the skin. It is a very good fixative in fragrances.