Geranium essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties and is very effective in treating cellulite, fluid retention and oedema of the ankles as well as eczema, psoriasis and acne. It also helps balance the production of sebum, making it invaluable for oily or dry skin types.
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) – Organic – 5 ml
- USD: 13.80$
Geranium is a perennial shrub. The oil is extracted through steam distillation of the leaves and stalk.
INCI: Pelargonium graveolens
ESSENCE: Geranium has a mothering personality. It is a middle note and is considered to be balancing and relaxing.
EFFECTS: Recommended for the workaholic or someone who can’t shut down, it’s good for nervous tension, depression, stress and anxiety. Geranium essential oil is both sedative and uplifting.
THERAPY: Geranium is a diuretic and has a stimulating effect on the lymphatic system. It is very good for treating cellulite, fluid retention and oedema of the ankles due to its anti-inflammatory properties. It is useful in treating eczema, psoriasis and acne. Geranium essential oil helps balance the production of sebum, making it invaluable for oily or dry skin types.
PRECAUTIONS: Can be mildly photosensitive and may irritate sensitive skin.
Here’s a great massage oil recipe to help you fight cellulite:
40 drops Geranium essential oil
20 drops Lime essential oil (steam distilled)
10 drops Rosemary essential oil
5 drops Ginger essential oil
60 ml Sweet Almond oil
50 ml Castor oil
10 ml Carrot Infused oil
Blend all essential oils together using a small beaker or a shot glass. Blend vegetable oils together. Add essential oils to the vegetable oil blend and pour into a glass bottle. Massage into area twice a day for 30 days, then 2 – 3 times per week for maintenance.
NOTE: dry brushing the area first will increase blood circulation and accelerate the treatment.
Here’s another recipe that’s effective for PMS (premenstrual syndrome):
3 drops Geranium essential oil
2 drops Roman Chamomile essential oil
1 drop Sweet Marjoram essential oil
5 ml Evening Primrose oil
Blend essential oils together and add to the Evening Primrose. Massage over lower abdominal area in a clockwise direction. Repeat 2 – 3 times a day if symptoms are severe.
|Dimensions||2.3 x 2.3 x 5.5 cm|