Geranium is one of my favorite essential oils. The essential oil can soothe nerves, calm anxiety and the perfect oil to use during times of transition. Geranium can help balance female energy and has a regulating effect on the hormonal system. As a bonus – It also is a natural diuretic and can aid in the removal of excess water from the body.
Geranium oil is often used as an element in aromatherapy, its wellness benefits include the ability to support skin care, balance hormones, relieve stress and depression, lessen inflammation and irritation, alleviate the effects of menopause, improve circulation, and boost kidney energy. Many of the most common well-being benefits are listed below.
An astringent induces contractions in various parts of the body. This means that geranium oil can aid the muscles, skin, tissues, and blood vessels contract.
Prevents Bacterial Growth
Geranium essential oil can aid in the prevention of bacteria developing infections on wounds. This potential boost to the immune system may help the body’s defensive cells to focus on the internal challenges and dangers, instead of fighting internal infections.
Reduces Scar Marks
Whether is it environmental damage or acne scars, we all want to have skin free from blemishes and after marks of acne or pox. Geranium oil can be an inexpensive solution that can save skin from these imperfections. Geranium oil is an excellent cicatrizant because it can help the scars and other spots on the skin fade by encouraging blood circulation just below the surface of the skin and also is believed to help promote a uniform distribution of melanin.
Better Cell Health
Geranium oil is thought to promote cell health, encourage the recycling of dead cells, and the regeneration of new ones. This may be beneficial in the growth of the body cells as well as the gametes, by making the body metabolize things efficiently.
Geranium oil has a delightful aroma and often is compared to the combination of floral fragrances and citrus, making it an effective deodorant. The essential oil’s effects last for a long time, and it is not harsh on the skin. Moreover, since it is suggested to have the property of a mild antibacterial substance, it aids in eliminating body odor.
Tonic Properties & Hormonal Balance
Geranium oil is known in aromatherapy circles as a tonic for the adrenal cortex which regulates the release of hormones. The oil helps support hormonal balance particularly in problems of puberty, premenstrual states, menopause, infertility and menstrual changes. It also can provide aid from symptoms of PMS such as fluid retention and breast engorgement.
Geranium is also utilized in aromatherapy to support the adrenal system, it is particularly valuable in managing persistent fatigue and burnout. Since hormones have an immediate impact on our moods, Geranium can be beneficial in combating despair and nervousness which can be symptoms of hormonal imbalance.
Try this essential oil blend using geranium oil:
6 drops Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
2 drops Geranium-Rose (Pelargonium roseum)
30 ML Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis)
Essential Oil Safety
Perform a small patch test to ensure you are not allergic to an essential oil before use. Dilute oils with vegetable oil before applying to the skin. Essential oils should never be applied to the eyes or ear canals. Keep away from children and pets. Always ask your physician if you have any safety concerns.