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Geranyl Acetate

Geranyl is popularly termed as geranyl acetate

Its aroma exudes the essence of pear, banana, peach, and apple.

Geranyl Acetate is accredited for its sensual fragrance and is used as a critical compound in 60+ essential oil.

Geranyl constitutes antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal properties.

Geranyl in cannabis may offer an entourage effect.


About Geranyl

Geranyl has a rich history of natural medicine. It has been used to manage pain. Oils containing geranyl have been used in traditional Chinese medicine to relieve stomach pains. In Eastern medicine, the terpene is used to reduce swelling. A 2011 study has shown that geranyl might have an anti-inflammatory effect. 

Geranyl Acetate in our everyday life

Geranyl is used extensively in the food and fragrance industries. You encounter it in your everyday routines and dining experiences. Baby powder, shampoo, and bath gels contain geranyl as a fragrance enhancement. Geranyl emits a rosy-lavender scent. It is used as an additive in rose and lavender incense, potpourri, and other household items. Thanks to Geranyl, we can have a wide range of flavor profiles in foods, such as citrus and cinnamon. 

Additionally, the citrus taste comes from geranyl's, a primary component of citronella oil.

Plant containing Geranyl Acetate

Geranyl is found in essential oils and varieties of botanical.


Almond Seeds



Bay Laurel




Carrot Seed

Cedar Leaf Oil




Clary Sage



Geranyl Acetate Strains

Hawaiian Haze

Sour Space Candy

Suver Haze

Cherry Wine

Space Invader


OG Kush


Therapeutic Properties Of Geranyl

Geranyl acetate is medically used as an anti-inflammatory compound. Geranyl can relieve pain when it comes to arthritis and headaches, and it also stimulates the digestive system and thus helps relieve many stomach disorders.

  • Antitumor properties - Geranyl can be used to penetrate cancerous cells. The studies highlight its possibility compared to medicines that fail to provide a multi-tiered effect on cancer cells.

  • Antimicrobial and antifungal – The synergistic effect in Geranyl have proven very helpful for fighting infection, mainly when used in combination with fluconazole (common antifungal medication).

  • Analgesic properties – A toxicology journal published in 2013 declares that the antioxidant properties in Geranyl can be used as an analgesic medication.

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