(Pelargonium graveolens) has a fresh floral and sweet aroma that relaxes, restores and maintains stability of emotions. Excellent when used for the control of PMS and menopause because it helps to balance the production of estrogen and progesterone produced by the body. Simply pour out 1 drop into palm of hands, rub together, and inhale deeply the wonders of geranium, repeat if necessary.
Geranium is a wonderful essential oil for skincare, great for most skin types, mature skin, and can resolve some issues of dermatitis and maybe even acne. With its antiseptic and astringent properties it can control sebum by balancing and regenerating the skin cells. As a diuretic and lymph system stimulant, this essential oil is used in the breakdown of cellulite and fluid retention, excellent tonic. For results mix the oil in a carrier oil and massage thoroughly. Additionally, it is also a great mosquito and lice repellent.
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers
Country of Origin: Egypt, Morocco, Algeria
Extraction: Steam distilled
Appearance: Dark brown or green. Middle tone
Constituents: Alcohols (terpenic geraniol 75% to 80%, borneol, citronellol, linalool, terpineol), esters (acetic, butyric, valerianic), ketones, phenols (eugenol), and terpenes (phellandrene, pinene)
Properties: Analgesic, stimulant, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent
Note: No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For children or pregnant, it is recommended to consult with a professional health care practitioner before using. The uses of aromatherapy substances, also known as essential oils are used for the well being of body, mind, and spirit.