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Geranium Pure Essential Oil

Geranium pure essential oil, pelargonium graveolens, is considered a general all-rounder essential oil with multiple applications and a delightful aroma.

Geranium Details:

Benefits

Because of its cell regenerating and hormone balancing abilities it is excellent used for all skin types: moisturizing dry skin, maintaining the balance of normal skin and adjusting oily skin

These attributes will be helpful in skin conditions as well eg acne, wrinkles, and eczema. Used in skin care products it can give a lovely glow to the skin, refreshing in a cologne or face splash and revitalizing for tired skin.

One of the key properties is that ability to balance hormones so it can be very effective for  all those difficult times for ladies: teenage years, heavy periods, premenstrual syndrome and menopausal symptoms.

Geranium pure essential oil is an excellent aid in reducing chilblains, it is an excellent component in the treatment of endometriosis, a tonic for the liver, aids in stimulating blood circulation, improves the flow of lymph and is a good treatment for herpes, shingles, burns, hemorrhoids.

You can use it as an insect repellent.

This essential oil is a detoxifer, reduces fluid retention, helps with cellulite.

With its anti-fungal properties use it as a topical application for ringworm and other viral or fungal infections of the skin.

It is helpful with the rashes in childhood measles.

The scent is wonderful for those times when we are a little sad or depressed, needing a lift. Use it in a burner to settle the mind, ease the spirit, nurture your soul.  Put a couple of drops in a warm bath when you are feeling agitated or stressed and it will calm the nerves.

Volatility

Middle note

Principle

Yin

Ruling Planet

Venus

Scent

Sweet, minty scent.  Refreshing. Relaxing

Properties

  • Antibacterial
  • Antidepressant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic
  • Astringent
  • Deodorant
  • Diuretic
  • Fungicidal
  • Sedative
  • Stimulant
  • Tonic
  • Vermifuge

Source

Leaves, stalks and flowers via distillation

Plant

Perennial shrub, growing to 1m in height. Pointed leaves, serrated at the edges.  Small pink flower. Aromatic bush.

Characteristics

Greenish olive liquid.  

Blends with:

  • Bergamot
  • Clove
  • Jasmine
  • Juniper
  • Patchouli
  • Lavender
  • Rose
  • Sandalwood

Constituents

Citronellol, geraniol, linalol, menthone, sabinene, limonene

Uses