Geranium pelargonium graveolense
Description: A commonly used product in skin care due to its healing properties. Geranium is most used as a topical or perfuming agent, which helps in with mood support, calming of the nervous system and aids in poor circulation.
Properties: Astringent, Diuretic, Sedative, Tonic and Relaxing
Historical Uses: In the 17th century Europe went crazy for this African Plant and started to cultivate it themselves. There are now more than 700 species but only 10 are used to produce essential oils. It has also been used historically to remove bad or negative memories and support the circulatory and nervous system.
Diffuse to help relieve stress, depression, PMS, anxiety and tension along with help balance the mind and emotions.
Add to shampoo to help combat head lice.
Blends well With: Basil, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lime and Rosemary
Geranium Essential Oil Application:
Can be used aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically (Apply NEAT)
More Information on Geranium:
Download printable PDF sheet: GERANIUM INFO SHEET .PDF
2 drops Geranium essential oil
2 drops Lavender essential oil
2 drops Sandalwood essential oil
2 drops Rose essential oil
2 drops Helichrysum essential oil
2 drops Frankincense essential oil
2 tablespoons of carrier oil (sweet almond is great for face)
Directions: Mix all oils in dark glass container, cleanse and tone face then apply a couple of drops to wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, and other problem areas and gently massage.
PMS MASSAGE BLEND
12 drops Geranium essential oil
4 drops Tangerine essential oil
5 drops Lavender essential oil
15 drops Cedarwood essential oil
1/2 cup Sweet Almond, Grapeseed, or Fractionated Coconut oil
Directions: Combine oils in a dark glass bottle, mix and leave overnight to synergize. To use, massage unto belly and lower back clockwise on a daily basis about a week before menstrual period starts.