Geraniol (Lemonol) is a rosey, floral and berry-like terpenoid that makes it a popular perfume additive. It can be found naturally in geranium, rose, palmarosa, citronella, tobacco and lemon, and is even produced by honey bees as a means of marking their hives and flowers. MORE-
It has been shown to have protective effects against neuropathy, and has been shown to assist with bacterial infections and cancer, as well as having antioxidant, antifungal, antiviral and antispasmodic properties. Strains containing high geraniol include Lavender, Amnesia Haze, Great White Shark, Afghani, Headband, Island Sweet Skunk, OG Shark and Master Kush.
- Duncan, RE. Lau, D. El-Sohemy, A. Archer, MC. Geraniol and β-ionone inhibit proliferation, cell cycle progression, and cyclin-dependent kinase 2 activity in MCF-7 breast cancer cells independent of effects on HMG-CoA reductase activity. Biochemical Pharmacology. (2004)