Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium Essential Oil can help slow the signs of aging, and firm up middle-aged skin. It is also known to help remove, or at least prevent, scarring and stretch marks. The oil has antidepressant properties that are uplifting and bring a healthy glow when used in skin care. Blend 2-3 drops of geranium and lavender with 25ml of wheat germ oil. Use weekly in a gentle circular facial massage. Some say there is an immediate noticeable difference in their skin.
Its floral fragrance makes it a pleasure to use either on its own or blended with many other oils. Lavender or sandalwood are good ones to try. Geranium works on the emotions and is useful in many medical conditions. It smells wonderful and works so hard. Geranium is a great body calming massage oil that also opens the mind. Use when studying, paying bills or wanting to do creative writing.
Geranium Oil is a essential element in treatment of endometriosis and is also very effective for menopausal problems, diabetes, blood disorders, throat infections, or as a nerve tonic and also works well as a sedative. It is reported to help in cases of uterine and breast cancer by reducing swelling and if nothing else, would help a person to relax.
The essential oil is distilled from the leaves and stems of the geranium plant which are harvested just before flowering to gain oil of maximum potency..
Tea - Use 1 teaspoon dried herb per cup of hot water. Drink for PMS, depression and sore throats.
Hair - Steep 1/4 cup dried herb in one quart of boiled water for at least 20 minutes and up to 2 days. Use as a hair rinse.
Bath - Use up to 10 drops essential oil to a tub full of water. Great for circulation, wounds and bruises.
PMS Herbal Mixture -Roses, Lavender, Geranium and Peppermint together make a great combination to combat PMS. Use either essential oils or the dried herbs.