- Promotes clear healthy skin
- Helps calm nerves and lessen stress
- Promotes healthy hair
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Description: Green, floral, sweet, dry, herbaceous
Main Chemical Components: Citronellyl formate, geraniol
Geranium Essential Oil
A member of the Pelargonium genus of flower species, geraniums are grown for their beauty and as a staple of the perfume industry.
While there are over 200 different varieties of Pelargonium flowers, only a few are used as essential oils. Uses of Geranium essential oil date back to ancient Egypt when Egyptians used Geranium oil to beautify skin and for its internal health benefits. In the Victorian era, fresh geranium leaves were placed at formal dining tables as decorative pieces and to be consumed as a fresh sprig, if desired; in fact, the edible leaves and flowers of the pland are often used in desserts, cakes, jellies and teas.
As an essential oil, Geranium has been used to promote clear skin and health heair, making it ideal for skin and hair care products.
It also calms merves and lessens stress.
- Use in an aromatherapy steam facial to beautify skin.
- Add a drop to your moisturiser to help balance oil production.
- Geranium Essential Oil is great for both dry and oily hair. Apply a few drips to your shampoo or conditioner bottle, or make your own deep hair conditioner.
- Diffuse aromatically to help relieve occasional stress and tension.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTerra Fractionated Coconut oil to minimise any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children.
If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.