Geranium, often referred to as "the poor man's rose oil" for its similar properties and uses is traditionally used for healthy skin (repair or rejuvenation), as well as widely known for its emotional support. It commonly promotes peace and a decrease in stress, especially in regards to releasing negativity, and is great for tension and overall well-being.
Uses: Female reproductive disorders, menstrual cramp, infertility, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome, menopausal symptoms, circulatory disorders, Raynaud's disease, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, neuralgia, nervous skin disorders, depression, fatigue, emotional crisis, stress-related conditions
Medicinal Properties: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antifungal (candida), antioxidant, antispasmodic, cooling, dust mites, skin cell regenerative
May Be Substituted For: Frankincense, Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Rose, or Bergamot
Methods: Aromatically, internally short term and ONLY as directed by an aromatherapist, topically. (see safety profile tab)
Comments from GC/MS report: Beautiful light, green-rosy odor profile. Meets 14 of 15 ISO standards for Bourbon type Geranium oil.
Botanical Name: Pelargonium x asperum
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves
Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, lemony, minty, rosy, sweet
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Rose, Sandalwood
If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
Dilution: We recommend a maximum dilution of 5% for topical applications.
Specific Precautions: None Known
Pregnancy Safe: YES
Child Safe: YES