Today I am sharing with you the uses and benefits of Geranium Essential Oil. I love Geranium Oil. It is one of my favorite oils. Dr. Hill calls it the “poor mans” Rose. I am fine with that. It gives me the same benefit for 1/8 of the cost! In fact when I first got Geranium I tasted it – yes you read that right…I love the taste, which tells me my body could use this essential oil I normally use it topically however call me crazy I still use it orally too! I find it works really well for my acne.
Uses and Benefits of Geranium Essential Oil:
Common Health Concerns
Cuts and Wounds
The variety of Geranium’s properties give it a wealth of beneficial uses. It has been used to soothe inflammation, irritated skin, bruises and even burns. Some report it has a balancing effect on sebum production that makes it great for acne as well as both dry and oily skin problems. Due to its analgesic characteristics it is often used as a topical agent for individuals suffering with arthritis or rheumatism. Geranium stimulates the immune system, aids in poor circulation, and is anti-mucolytic.
It has a pleasing aroma, is uplifting to the mood, and has a calming effect on the nervous system that is pronounced. It may be applied directly to the skin, diluted for an ointment or used with a diffuser.