Rose Geranium Essential Oil (Pelargonium Graveolens)
There are more than 200 species of Geranium. Some scented and some not. Native to South Africa, this oil is extracted from a species originated from the island of reunion in the indian ocean. Because rose geranium essential oil sweet scent resembles rose it is used many times instead or to extend the scent of the more expensive rose essential oil.
Balances both hormones and moods – great for menstrual problems. Detoxifying – often added to lymphatic drainage massage and anti-cellulite formulas. Good for deodorant and air freshener preparations.
In skin care, balances sebum and, of course, brings its lovely scent to preparations.
Stimulates adrenal cortex to balance nervous system and relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression
In skin care good for balancing sebum production so great for difficult skin types.
Deeply cleansing, particularly for oily skin types. (Diluted).
Very useful oil and doing all this hard work while smelling divine.
Scent: sweet, heavy, rose-like.
Extraction Method: steam distillation of the leaves and flowers.
Colour: pale yellow to greenish olive.
Properties: Balancing, soft, nurturing.
Cautions: do not use in first trimester of pregnancy.
Cautions: It may cause sensitivity on some people. Because it is reputed to balance the hormonal system, it is advised that geranium be avoided during pregnancy.
Easy uses of rose geranium essential oil
Anti stress – 2 drops rose geranium and 4 drops mandarin essential oils in a warm bath.
Very dry skin – add a few drops rose geranium essential oil to your moisturizer or use apricot oil as your moisturizer with some drops.
PMS – Bath with 2 drops roas geranium and clary sage essential oils.
Spiritual rose geranium
Promotes a feeling of security, harmony and comfort, uplifting and balancing. Strengthens the flow of chi. Resonates with mother earth, very feminine energy.
Baths: add 5-8 drops to bath
Massages: add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 15 ml (1 tablespoonful) of carrier oil
Vaporisation: add 2-4 drops of essential oils to a burner.
100% pure, best value therapeutic grade essential oil suitable for use by therapists and in making cosmetics, candles and soaps as well as for use in the home e.g. in oils burners, diffusers, saunas, adding to the bath etc.
External use only.
Please refer here to another variant of this oil.