Geranium is a soothing, mothering oil that inspires balance, regeneration and tranquillity. It is highly indicated when feeling unbalanced emotionally and physically, in times of stress or in relation to premenstrual tension and menopause, it can be added to a vaporiser, spritzer, massage blend or bath. Geranium is also works to normalise/balance combination skin whether it be oily or dry and thus highly beneficial when added to facial oils, spritzers and facial steams. It can also offer relief in eczema, acne and broken capillaries. Geranium also aids in fluid retention related to cellulitis, breast engorgement, oedema and poor circulation.
Aroma: flowery, rose, sweet, soft, green, mint overtones. A middle note.
Blends well with: grapefruit, lavender, lemon, rosemary, chamomile, peppermint, clary sage, ginger, palma rosa, ylang ylang, sandalwood, mandarin, cypress, juniper, bergamot, benzoin, black pepper, fennel, frankincense, orange, rose, jasmine.
Caution: may irritate skin of very sensitive individuals. Do not take internally. Essential oils should always be blended with a base oil (such as sweet almond oil) before being applied to the body.
- Essential oil: steam distillation of herb Pelargonium graveolens
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