$4.38 – $9.95
Aroma: sweet, floral, herbaceous
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Part Used: Flower
Chemical Family: Ester, Monoterpenol
Geranium can help to develop and maintain beautifully glowing skin while it clears acne and blemishes. Geranium has been found to have strong antibacterial and antifungal properties which can be valuable for cleansing wounds and preventing infection. It’s an excellent addition to natural lotions for dry or oily hair or skin. This fragrant and uplifting oil can be used to help relieve depression and alleviate stress. It can be useful for cleansing wounds and to help speed healing.
- Acne: Antibacterial properties support clear, acne free skin.
- Blood Pressure: Geranium contains citronellol which is considered a vasorelaxant and may help reduce blood pressure.
- Calming: Geranium helps reduce stress levels, inspires and supports relaxation and the capacity to unwind.
- Cleansing: Add to your favorite natural cleaning products to add Geranium’s potent purifying properties and floral aroma.
- Depression: A mood elevating oil that inspires feelings of wellness and peace
- Infections: For fungal or bacterial infections, Geranium essential oil has been shown to be an active antifungal and antibacterial in many scientific studies and may provide relief.
- Skin Health: Supports healthy, clear skin when diluted and applied topically. May be added to coconut oil or your favorite skin nourishing carrier and applied to skin directly after showering to help prevent dry skin.
- Wound Care: Cleans and heals minor cuts and burns; healing for bruises; prevents infection; helps slow bleeding.
Available Sizes & Bottle Styles
- Aromatherapy Style Bottles come in 2 ml, 5ml, 10ml, and 30ml sizes and are 100% pure & potent therapeutic grade essential oil.
- Our Ready-to-Go Roll-on Style Bottle comes in a 10ml size and is made of 100% pure & potent therapeutic grade essential oil expertly mixed with high quality carrier oil to make these roll-ons ready to use on-the-go with the ideal balance of aroma, potency & safety.
Apply 1-2 diluted drops on area of concern, pulse points, abdomen, back
Add several drops to skin or skin care products
Add 8-10 drops to a diffuser
Add a drop to palms of hands, cover nose and mouth and inhale
Add to water in spray bottle to spritz in room or on linens
Inhale scent directly from bottle, or put a drop on tissue and inhale
INTERNALLY: (see internal use safety recommendations)
Dilute with carrier oil & add to cold or hot beverage to benefit body systems
Add 1-10 diluted drops to capsule
Hazards: None known.
Contraindications: None known.
Our Recommendations: If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have liver or kidney disfunction, consult your health care practioner before use. Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, and sensitive skin. Keep out of reach of children.
If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (If it is not already diluted, dilute with a carrier oil).
Store in a covered or dark, airtight container in the refrigerator or cool area for longest shelf life.
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