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Geranium Essential Oil Uses

Geranium oil (Pelargonium Graveolens) has a lovely, soft, floral scent.

Combines Well With

Bergamot FCF, Lavender, Basil, Rosemary, Black Pepper, Rose, Neroli, Sandalwood, Rosewood, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Patchouli, Jasmine, Orange, Lime, Tangerine, Grapefruit, Clary Sage, Coriander, Petitgrain, Vetiver

Information About Geranium.

  • Can help create a sense of security and comfort.
  • Promotes a sense of inner peace.

Geranium Essential Oil Uses

  • For a restful night, diffuse 3 drops Geranium and 3 drops Lavender in bedroom before going to bed.
  • To soothe the skin, use 2 drops Roman Chamomile and 4 drops Geranium in a bath.
  • For a body powder, add 5 drops Geranium to 2 tablespoons Corn Starch. Mix in a jar and allow to sit 24 hours before using.
  • Scent is similar to Rose and is often used to help extend Rose. For example, if you have a recipe calling for 4 drops Rose, you can use 1 drop Rose and 3 drops Rose Geranium instead.


Here are a few recipes involving the Geranium oils. *Please note: With any recipe's involving bath or massage blends, always test on a small part of your skin first before using all over your body. Please be sure your skin can handle the blend before being covered in it.

Balance Mood Bath

  • 3 drops Clary Sage
  • 3 drops Rose
  • 3 drops Lime
  • 3 drops Patchouli
  • 3 drops Geranium
  • 1 teaspoon Jojoba

Dissolve oils in Jojoba then add to warm/hot bath. Soak for 20 - 30 minutes. To soften skin and remove impurities, can add essential oils to 1/2 cup Epsom salts instead of Jojoba.


  • 4 drops Geranium
  • 4 drops Red Mandarin
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O. (Fractionated Coconut Oil)

Mix together and add to a warm/hot bath. Soak for 20 - 30 minutes. To help clean impurities from the skin, you can also use essential oils with 1/2 cup Epsom salts instead of the carrier oil.

 Relaxing Massage Blend

  • 10 drops Bergamot
  • 5 drops Roman Chamomile
  • 5 drops Lavender
  • 5 drops Geranium
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Massage formula into the back and enjoy.


  • 4 drops Geranium
  • 4 drops Frankincense
  • 2 drops Sandalwood
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Apply to face nightly. Massage in gently.

And Finally

Geranium is wonderful, isn't it! What do you like to do with it? Please let us know in the comment section down below. Disclaimer: Rocky Mountain Oils is not liable for any damage caused by use of these recipes. Each recipe was tested by employees of RMO and did not cause damage to home or person, but we still implore our customers to use caution before trying a recipe in their home. Test recipes on small areas before applying them to the entire surface and do not apply recipes to areas that are potentially sensitive (i.e. priceless Victorian tubs, Baby Grand pianos, etc.).