Geranium Essential Oil
Lift your spirits and balance your mood with the joyous scent of Geranium Essential Oil. Steam distilled from the vibrant leaves of the Geranium flower, this essential oil offers a clean floral aroma that’s sweet, bright, and has a slightly herbaceous undertone.
Geranium oil is beloved by perfumers for its versatile scent and makes a wonderful addition to projects like homemade candles, soaps, and DIY diffuser blends. Geranium essential oil benefits for aromatherapy include relieving anxiety and stress, reducing seasonal depression, and promoting better sleep. It also stimulates memory, focus, and creativity.
When diluted with a carrier oil for topical application, Geranium essential oil confers medicinal benefits for inflammation, lung health, digestion, immunity, and more. This essential oil is also known to help balance the endocrine system, which regulates hormones. Try using Geranium essential oil benefits for PMS symptoms and menstrual cramps.
Many people also use Geranium oil for skin. Rich in antioxidants, Geranium helps tone and brighten your complexion while boosting elasticity to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also helps with hyperpigmentation, acne, and other blemishes. Add 1-3 drops of Geranium essential oil to your daily cleanser or moisturizer to boost hydration and repair dry, damaged, or irritated skin.
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Benefits & Features
- Diffuse in your home, office, car, or any space to deodorize and freshen the air while eliminating germs, bacteria, fungi, allergens, and other airborne pollutants.
- Diffuse, use in a personal aroma inhaler, or dilute with a carrier oil and apply to pulse points to help reduce stress and anxiety, balance hormones, and promote memory and concentration.
- Dilute in a carrier oil, then apply to clean skin to reduce acne and blemishes, soothe inflammation and redness, hydrate dry or itchy skin, improve elasticity, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Diffuse or blend with a carrier oil and apply to the chest to relieve coughs, congestion, and promote better breathing.
- Dilute with a carrier oil and apply to the lower abdomen to improve digestion, reduce gas and bloating, and help treat PMS symptoms and menstrual cramps.
Geranium Facial Steam
Open your pores for deep hydration and healing with this uplifting, soothing facial steam that offers all the benefits of Geranium oil for skin.
- 2-3 drops Geranium
- 1 bowl of hot water
- 1 clean towel or cloth
Instructions: Pour hot water into your bowl, then add the Geranium essential oil. Cover your head with a towel or cloth, then hold your face 6-8” above the bowl and deeply inhale the steam.
- Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens
- Country of Origin: Egypt
- Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
- Plant Part: Leaf
- Aroma: Floral, Sweet
- Consistency: Thin
Safety / Purity
Always dilute prior to topical application. Avoid contact with mucous membranes, eyes, and the inside of the mouth, nose, and ears. Do not ingest. Do not use while pregnant or breastfeeding.
Kids Safety: Safe to use topically with children ages 2 years old and up. Dilute to a .5-2% dilution rate for topical application.
Tips for Safer Diffusing:
- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.
- Keep children and pets out of the direct line of mist.
- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals, with ample break periods for safe and effective use.
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Geranium Essential Oil FAQ
What does Geranium essential oil smell like?
Geranium oil has a floral scent that’s also herbal and sweet, with a hint of mint and rose. It is also similar to Lavender. The aroma of Geranium is uplifting yet grounding and makes an excellent addition to customer diffuser blends, perfumes and colognes, soaps, candles, and more. Inhaling Geranium calls to mind a tranquil meadow or a field of flowers and invites you to release anxiety, stress, and negativity.
What is Geranium essential oil good for in aromatherapy?
In aromatherapy, Geranium is used to create a calmer environment and reduce distractions. When you diffuse or inhale this floral scent, your body will feel more relaxed and you’ll let go of mental, physical, and emotional tension. This essential oil also stimulates creativity, concentration, and memory recall, and helps balance mood swings.
What are some Geranium essential oil benefits for hair?
When used for haircare, Geranium essential oil benefits the scalp and stimulates new hair growth. It strengthens follicles, repairs dry and damaged hair, and treats excess oil as well as conditions like dandruff. Try blending Geranium with fractionated coconut oil to make a deep-hydrating hair mask.
Does Geranium oil make you sleepy?
Geranium is non-habit-forming and won’t instantly put you to sleep. However, its gentle and soothing aroma can help you feel deeply relaxed and relieve the stress or anxiety that may contribute to sleep problems. Try diffusing Geranium at bedtime to fall asleep faster and sleep more deeply.