Geranium essential oil

A member of the Pelargonium genus of flower species, geraniums are grown for their beauty and as a staple of the perfume industry. While there are over 200 different varieties of Pelargonium flowers, only a few are used as essential oils. Uses of Geranium essential oil date back to ancient Egypt when Egyptians used Geranium oil to beautify skin and for its internal health benefits. In the Victorian era, fresh geranium leaves were placed at formal dining tables as decorative pieces and to be consumed as a fresh sprig if desired; in fact, the edible leaves and flowers of the plant are often used in desserts, cakes, jellies, and teas. As an essential oil, Geranium has been used to promote clear skin and healthy hairβ€” making it ideal for skin and hair care products. It also helps calm nerves and lessen stress.


Ingredients:

Geranium

Extraction Method:

Steam Distillation

Aromatic Description:

Herbacious, Green, Floral, Sweet, Dry

Botanical Family:

Gerniaceae

Plant Part:

Whole plant 

dIRECTIONS FOR USE:

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice. 

Internal: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid. 

Topical Use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

BENEFITS:

  • Promotes clear, healthy skin
  • Helps calm nerves and lessen stress 
  • Supports liver health

RECOMMENDED USES:

  • Use in an aromatherapy steam facial to beautify skin.
  • Add a drop to your moisturizer to help balance oil production.
  • Geranium is great for both dry and oily hair. Apply a few drops to your shampoo or conditioner bottle, or make your own deep hair conditioner.
  • Diffuse aromatically to help relieve occasional stress and tension. 

CAUTIONS:

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and other sensitive areas.