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Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens). Geranium can help to develop and maintain beautiful, glowing skin, while it clears acne and blemishes. For the treatment of dry or oily hair or skin, add to your favorite hair and skin products. 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: clears acne and reduces blemishes.
- Bug Repellent:
- Calming: Geranium helps reduce stress levels, inspires and supports relaxation and the capacity to unwind.
- Cleansing: Diffuse to feel refreshed and to help clear the air of bacteria.
- Depression:A mood elevating oil that inspires feelings of wellness and peace.
- Hormone Regulation:
- Skin Health: Tones and rejuvenates skin, Oily, Dry
- Sore Throat (less emphasis)
- Wound Care: Cleans and heals minor cuts and burns; healing for bruises; prevents infection; helps slow bleeding.
Aroma: herbaceous, floral, woody
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Chemical Family: Ester, Monoterpenol
- 2 ml – 100% pure & potent therapeutic essential oil
- 4 ml Ready-to-Go Rollerball – 100% pure & potent therapeutic grade essential oil expertly mixed with high quality fractionated coconut oil to make these rollerballs ready to use on-the-go with the ideal balance of aroma, potency & safety.
- 10 ml – 100% pure & potent therapeutic essential oil
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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