Geranium is once called “rose geranium”, also known as “Bourbon” from Reunion Island, the production is now limited. If you see “rose geranium” now, it is actually an essential oil that has been co-distilled from rose petals and geranium leaves to produce a gorgeous rose-scented geranium essential oil. It has been used for centuries for regenerating and healing skin conditions. The essential oil is produced from the entire plant, including leaves, stalks, and flowers, through steam distillation. With its heady, languorous and relaxing aroma, geranium is much used in the perfume industry.
Muscle calming, stimulating, cleansing, protecting, revitalizing, uplighting, regenerative and relaxing
Promotes healthy respiratory function; improve immune function and relieves some symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome; relieves female problems such as painful periods and ease nervous tension due to women ailment distress; diminishes fluid retention; reduce breast engorgement; effective insecticide against dust mines, termites and beetles; support the circulatory and nervous systems, a great deal of its strength lies in its ability to revitalize body tissues.
Geranium is a good essential oil for all skin types, as it balances the production of sebum and controls the excessive oiliness of the skin. Its stimulating action promotes the regeneration of skin cells and speeds the healing of acne and clears skin that is blemished or dull and dry. It also soothes dry, sensitive skin. Geranium oil imparts a healthy glow to the complexion, making the skin appear radiant and more youthful. It improves the appearance of broken capillaries and varicose veins. Because geranium stimulates both the lymphatic and circulatory systems, it helps to combat the kind of sluggish circulation and waste accumulation present with cellulite.
The scent is sweet, sometimes rosy, sometimes minty. It may help to release negative memories and take us back to peaceful, joyful moments. It may also help ease nervous tension and stress, balance the emotions, lift the spirit, and foster peace, well-being, and hope.
Blends Well With:
Blends well with most oils and harmonises and balance other scents
Dilution Ratio: Neat
- For age 0-1, use 1 drop of essential oil to 8-10 drop of carrier oil. For age 2-6, use 1 drop of essential oil to 2-4 drops of carrier oil. For age 7-11, use 1 drop of essential oil to 1 drop of carrier oil. And age 12 and above, neat application is safe
Apply 2-4 drops on area of concern
Apply to chakras and/or Vita Flex Points
Inhale directly or diffuse
Do not use during pregnancy
Can lower your blood sugar level and so use with caution or avoid it if you have hypoglycaemia, or low blood sugar
Must make sure not accidentally ingested especially taking certain medications, negative interactions may occur
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