Pelargonium Graveolens - Egypt - Organically Grown - GRAS
Geranium is one of the top oils for skin care, particularly for oily and combination skin, as it helps balance all gland secretion. It is an excellent oil to use on congested and mature skin as it helps tone and tighten skin tissue. It can also help you treat broken capillaries and cellulitis. It can help you treat acne, dermatitis, and eczema, as well as fungus, lice, and ringworm.
You should use when trying to help wounds heal, especially after facial or plastic surgery. It will help regenerate healthy cells. It will also help burns heal a little faster.
Due to its very strong antidepressant properties, Geranium is an excellent oil for soothing anxiety and reducing stress. It is a top oil used when treating depression. It creates a sense of security and comfort. Due to its consoling nature, it helps treat acute fear, extreme moodiness, abuse, hurt, and emotional crisis. It can also help you deal with extreme grief. It helps you increase your self esteem and balance your own mood swings.
It can help treat many reproductive issues including sterility and infertility. It also helps you treat hormonal disturbances, menopause, PMS, and engorged breasts.
It will help increase circulation to all the extremities and helps heal bruises, rheumatism, and hemorrhoids.
• Can help stop excessive bleeding.
• It helps treat edema
• Some people use it to help regulate blood pressure.
Found in: Angel, Baby Skin, Balance, Guardian, Lymph Detox, Overcome, Skin Tone
Scent: It has a lovely, soft, rosy floral scent with a hint of mint that makes you feel a little more relaxed.
Extracted by: Leaves, stalks, and flowers are steam distilled, 1st distillation
Geranium oil and Rose Geranium oil (Pelargonium Roseum) are very similar. They have a lot of the same qualities. The difference between the two is that Rose Geranium smells more "Rosy" and has more hormone balancing properties.
It stimulates the immune and lymphatic systems and can help treat sore throat, tonsillitis, asthma, and excessive mucus.
It can work as a tonic to help your liver function properly and can help you eliminate jaundice. It also helps the gall bladder and the rest of the digestive system to function properly, including helping relieve diarrhea, ulcers, and eliminate excessive mucus in the digestive tract. It also helps treat gastritis, colitis, urinary stones.
Geranium has helped people control their diabetes by helping to lower blood sugar levels.
It is a safe oil and can be used, when blended correctly with a carrier oil, on children as young as 2 months old.
History: Geranium has a long history of use for healing wound and broken bones. The root was often used in England to help prevent diarrhea and peptic ulcers. Often made into a tea to use when treating dysentery, hemorrhoids, and many different types of inflammations. The tea was also used to help treat menstrual problems.
|Diuretic||Insect Repellent||Rejuvenator (skin tissue)||Sedative (anxiety)||Stimulant (adrenal cortex)|
Blends well with: Lavender, Patchouli, Clove Bud, Rose, Neroli, Sandalwood, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Vetiver, Clary Sage, Coriander, Petitgrain Bigarade, Coriander, Elemi, Rosemary, Basil, Rosewood, Lemon, Orange, Lime, Tangerine, and both Grapefruits.
Ways to use: You will need to blend with a carrier oil before using topically. A general guideline is 4-8 drops in ½ teaspoon of carrier oil for adult topical use. Once you have tried it, you will know if you need to blend more or less. A general guideline for blend rates for children can be found here:
Massage a drop into bottom of feet to ease irritability. Put a drop on your pillowcase at night to help you sleep. Put a drop or two in armpits for a deodorant. Relieve depression by vaporizing 4 drops Tangerine and 2 drops Geranium. To ease insomnia, vaporize 3 drops Geranium and 3 drops Lavender in bedroom before going to bed. Diffuse when you have teenage girls trying to deal with their emotions.
• 3 drops German Chamomile
• 2 drops Carrot Seed
• 3 drops Geranium
• 6 drops Lavender
• 1 tablespoon Cider Vinegar
• 2 ounces Witch Hazel
• 5 ounces Distilled Water
Mix formula together and shake well before every use. Use to cleanse skin before you apply moisturizer.
Razor Burn Relief
• 6 drops German Chamomile
• 8 drops Geranium
• 10 drops Lavender
• 5 drops Lemon
• ¼ cup Olive oil
• ¼ cup FCO
Mix all oils together and store in a dark colored glass container. After shaving, massage a small amount into shaved area.