Ingredients: 100% pure geranium essential oil.
INCI name: pelargonium graveolens oil.
Common Method Of Extraction: steam distillation of the leaves.
Aroma: Light, floral and spicy.
Precautions: geranium oil does not cause any side effects, since it is non-toxic, non-irritant and generally non-sensitizing, yet can cause sensitivity in some people and due to the fact that it balances the hormonal system, it might not be a good idea to use it during pregnancy.
This fresh essential oil has a firm place in aromatherapy, as it helps to balance the mind and emotions, while stimulating the adrenal cortex and balancing the hormonal system and stimulating the lymphatic system. On the other hand, it balances the production of sebum in the skin, while keeping it supple and helping with the healing of wounds.
Geranium oil can be used to help in the treatment of acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, lice, as a mosquito repellant, ringworm, ulcers, breast engorgement, edema, poor circulation, sore throat, tonsillitis, PMS, menopausal problems, stress and neuralgia.
Add two drops to a glass of warm water and use as a gargle.
Dry eczema and dermatitis:
Mix into a carrier oil. If the problem is severe on the hands, try massaging with the blend, put on cotton gloves and wear overnight.
Mix, into a carrier oil and massage into the lower abdomen and back. Or use a compress soaked in warm water with the geranium oil added.
Mix three or four drops into a carrier oil and use to massage the face and neck.
Nervous tension and anxiety:
Use in an aromatherapy bath, or mix into a carrier oil and massage into neck and shoulders.