Geranium Essential Oil

geranium essential oil

Geranium, Pelargonium graveolens is a native of the Cape Provinces and the Northern Provinces of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It is also commonly known as Rose Geranium.

Pelargonium graveolens is an erect and multi-branched shrub. It grows up to a height of 1.5 m and has a spread of 1 m. The leaves are incised and soft to the touch. There is a presence of glandular hairs. The flowers vary from pale pink to almost white, flowering from August to January. The leaves may be strongly rose-scented but variety has been observed for the shapes of the leaves and scent.

Common Uses
  • Helps soothes muscle discomfort
  • Makes the environment unfriendly for germs
  • Supports body’s anti inflammatory function
  • Supports body’s skin cleansing function
  • Promotes healthy looking hair
  • May function as a natural deodorant
  • Aroma promotes a peaceful mood
Common Modes Of Application
  • Diffuse
  • Topical (External, Diluted)
Mild, use with caution.
You can try adding Geranium to neutral skin moisturizers or shampoos to enhance the appearance.
Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Use pure unadulterated essential oils only.

New KidSafe Blends
AttentionBased on public information, Geranium influences hormone secretions and is hence not advised for use by pregnant women or for women who are breastfeeding. It should not be used on babies and young children as their skin may be too delicate and there is a possibility of toxicity.

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