Botanical Name: Pelargonium graveolens
Parts Used: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Aroma Strength: Strong
Oil Consistency: Thin
Scent: A lovely floral scent
GERANIUM has long been considered a powerful oil to use on wounds and cuts. Geranium is antibacterial, antifungal, and an antioxidant. It is an antiseptic that encourages quick healing and stops bleeding. Overall, geranium is an excellent essential oil for all types of skin care. It can treat acne, bruises, minor burns, eczema, ulcers, and dermatitis. It is good for all skin types because it balances the production of our skins sebum. Geranium also eases pain by numbing the nerves. It can be used in mouthwashes or gargles to help sore throats, infections, and inflammation. It is also used for ringworm, acne, mature and aging skin, poor circulation, and PMS. It also helps wrinkly and saggy skin. Geranium is antibacterial, antifungal, and an antioxidant.
Quick Tip #1: Add several drops to a diffuser to ease nervous tension, depression, or stress.
Quick Tip #2: Add a drop of Geranium to 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite carrier oil for your face. Gently massage this blend up and out on your face. Use in your nightly skin care routine to fight signs of aging skin.
- Do not ingest geranium essential oil
- Some people may be allergic to geranium essential oil; perform a skin patch test before use.