Geranium Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens
  • Alternative Names: Rose geranium
  • Botanical Family: Geraniaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Citronellol
  • Other Main Constituents: Geraniol
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Whole Plant

Essential oils and their compositions as spatial repellents for pestiferous social wasps

Zhang QH, Schnidmiller RG, Hoover DR Pest Management Science, 2013 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The study objectives were: (1) to field test potential repellency of common essential oils against several pestiferous social wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae), using attractant-baited traps; (2) to identify vespid antennally active compounds from the repellent essential oils; (3) to determine potential repellency of these… Read more »