rose geranium


Definition of rose geranium

: any of several pelargoniums grown for their fragrant 3- to 5-lobed leaves and small pink flowers

Examples of rose geranium in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Bia Uplifting Soap is cold pressed and made with shea butter, French pink clay, and rose geranium, making the perfect nourishing-cleansing concoction that doesn't strip the skin of its natural oils. Akili King, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2021 The soap is made with rose geranium, whose leaves mimic the scent of rose, and produces a frothy lather that can be used for shaving. New York Times, 8 Mar. 2021 How to: Combine 3 drops tea tree, 5 drops lavender, 3 drops rose geranium, and 1 oz carrier oil (jojoba or apricot kernel) into a glass dropper bottle and apply a dime-sized amount 1-2 times a day after washing skin with a gentle cleanser. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, 8 Nov. 2017 Shed executive chef Perry Hoffman (whose mother happened to be a florist) has added julienned rose petals into a beet dish, made an ice cream with plum blossoms, and macerated fresh berries with rose geranium-infused sugar (see recipe). Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 Apr. 2018 This one is an all-natural and surprisingly simple blend of four starches — arrowroot and rice powder, kaolin clay, and baking soda — plus two essential oils (rose geranium and palmarosaa) for a light, blossomy scent. Emily Barth Isler, Allure, 10 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of rose geranium

1773, in the meaning defined above

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“Rose geranium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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