If you haven't used Geranium Oil yet then read this and get a bottle for yourself.
I was blown away when I read the benefits of this oil.
Using essential oils on your skin is so much better than using toxic products that not only affect your skin but your health, too.
DISCLAIMER: This information is not intended to serve as medical advice. Please ask your doctor if you have any concerns about using Geranium Oil or any oil you aren't familiar with.
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Amazing Benefits Of Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium essential oil wasn't really on my radar until I got a bottle in my Simply Earth Subscription Box and discovered these benefits:
1. Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
Due to its astringent properties that tighten and tone skin and help regulate oil production. Add a drop to your daily moisturizer.
2. Helps heal mild skin wounds and irritations
It's powerful antiseptic and antimicrobial properties make it very useful. Put a few drops of geranium oil directly on the wound and wrapping in gauze. Repeat for several days until healing is complete.
3. Eliminates athlete's foot
Combine a few drops of geranium oil with sea salt and water for a healing foot bath.
4. Balances your mood
Just dab a few drops on your wrists or neck or diffuse it.
5. Reduces stress and tension with a few dabs on your wrist
6. Alleviates Depression
7. Regulates Menstrual Cycle
8. Potentially Lowers Blood Pressure
9. Boosts Immunity
10. Heals Cold Sores
Dab a few drops on sores to relieve pain and help it heal quicker.
11. Naturally, deters bugs
If you plan to outside then take geranium with you. Bugs hate it. Even dusts mites don't like it.
Related: DIY Bug Repellent Blends
12. Helps fight fatigue
Geranium Essential Oil Recipes
Unlike other, more potent essential oils, geranium can be applied directly to the skin without causing rash or irritation in most cases.
Test on your skin first, just to be sure you aren't sensitive to it.
Because geranium is so mildly scented and balancing in nature, it blends extremely well with more potent oils such as thyme essential oil, or jasmine which is more floral scented.
DIY Face Oil
Try Rachel Weiland's DIY Face Oil using Geranium Oil and Tea Tree Oil.
What You'll Need:
- 1/2 cup jojoba oil (get it here)
- 15 drops geranium Oil (get it here) or (here at Simply Earth)
- 30 drops tea tree Oil (get it here)
- 4 oz glass dropper bottle (get it here)
DIY Geranium And Calendula Bruise Balm
Mix Calendula Oil (get it here) with Geranium Oil in a balm made with beeswax to help bruises heal a little more quickly.
What You'll Need:
- 1/2 oz beeswax
- 1 oz calendula oil
- 2 drop geranium
- 2 oz container
Mix ingredients together and rub on bruises.
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Geranium Diffuser Blends
Try some of these diffuser blends using geranium blends.
Cautions And Concerns With Geranium Essential Oil
If you experience sensitivity to geranium oil, add more carrier oil. If the reaction is enough to warrant concern, discontinue use. This is one of the milder essential oils that proves excellent for skincare applications, so the likelihood of sensitivity is low but not impossible.
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