Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium essential oil is a sweet, floral oil that beautifies the skin and calms the nerves. When taken internally, Geranium may support a healthy urinary tract, immune function, and healthy blood pressure and healthy blood sugar levels already in a normal range.*
- Use in an aromatherapy steam facial to beautify skin.
- Add a drop to your moisturizer for a smoothing effect.
- Geranium is great for both dry and oily hair. Apply a few drops to your shampoo or conditioner bottle or make your own deep hair conditioner.
- Diffuse aromatically for a calming effect.
- Apply to wrists and ankles as a natural insect repellant.
What Is Geranium Essential Oil?
There are over 200 species of geranium plants, some of which are grown for their showy flowers and others for their scent. doTERRA Geranium essential oil is distilled from a geranium species native to South Africa, the Pelargonium graveolens, which is also known as the rose or sweet-scented Geranium. Its distinctly rose-like, herbaceous aroma is widely used in the cosmetics industry.
What Is Geranium Essential Oil Good For?
When taken internally, Geranium helps support cellular health, immune function, and healthy blood pressure and healthy blood sugar levels already in the normal range.*
Geranium is a potent floral essential oil that brings balance to the emotions. It is included in ClaryCalm® Monthly Blend for Women for its ability to soothe and balance heightened emotions. Diffusing Geranium is a favorite way to experience the emotionally balancing benefits (add three parts Geranium to one part Bergamot and one part Lavender). Topical application is also very soothing; add a drop of diluted Geranium to your wrists for an instant calming effect.
Is Geranium Essential Oil Good for Skin?
For thousands of years, Geranium essential oil has been used to support skin health. It helps reduce the appearance of skin imperfections, keep the skin looking clean, and balance oily skin. Add a few drops to your facial moisturizer to beautify the skin. An aromatherapy steam facial with Geranium is a favorite spa treatment to beautify skin. You can make your own do-it-yourself steam facial by adding 3–5 drops of Geranium to a bowl of hot water and putting a towel over your head. Inhale for a few minutes and allow the warm moisture to penetrate pores.