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About Our Ingredients- Geranium Essential Oil (Pelargonium graveolens flower oil)
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From "The Botanical Magazine
by William Curtis, London, 1787.

Geranium Essential Body Oil: Often planted around the home for protection, beauty, and aroma, Geranium is a familiar perennial shrub, that grows in stands between three four feet high in herb gardens. The shrub has pointed leaves that are serrated at the edges and hosts delightful pink to white flowers. The name Geranium derives from the Greek word geranos or ‘crane’ because the seed pods resemble the shape of crane’s bills.

Harmonic and balancing, Geranium can be used for spiritual practice and meditation as she assists one in connecting to the intuition and wisdom messages of the heart. This naturally lead to an increased capacity for intimate and open communication between body, mind, and spirit. Geranium essential oil has the quality of equalizing hormonal and emotional extremes. Known familiarly as the ‘flower of constancy’, Geranium helps to lift the spirits and helps to bring joy and happiness to one’s daily activity.

In any beauty and skin care lazyproducts, the astringent property is very essential, as it helps to keep your skin young and healthy. Geranium essential oil has excellent astringent properties and so, this oil can be used to boost the health of the skin. The oil has the capability to make the gums, muscles, blood vessels and skin tissues contract, thus, preventing them from becoming stiff. That is why this oil is used in numerous anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle creams.

Who doesnt want his/her skin to be free from scars and blemishes? In the process of making their skin clean and clear, people spend heavily on costly skin care lazyproducts but the effect may not be satisfactory every time. So, if you want an effective solution, then you must try geranium oil. Being cicatrisant in nature, regular use of this oil on your skin helps to fade the scars and, in time, you will be surprised to see how radiant your skin has become.

Known for its support in releasing negative and dis-harmonious memories, Geranium eases nervous tension and stress and is balancing to the emotions, thus lifting the spirits, and fostering a sense of peace and well-being. Indicated for those who feel the downward spiral of depression and for those whose lives are ‘lacking color’, the essential oil is celebrated for its ability to lift worry and anxiety. This clearing and dispelling of stagnant energy can be helpful for those who need the motivation and strength to bring their visions and projects into manifestation. These properties make it an ideal essential oil for stress-related disorders such as headaches, stomach aches, and menstrual cramps.

As both a sedative and uplifting oil, Geranium’s action on the nervous system is pronounced. Similar to both Basil and Rosemary, Geranium is a stimulant of the adrenal cortex, whose hormones are essentially of a balancing nature. Consequently it is indicated when the hormonal system needs balancing. This harmonizing effect on the emotions assists in reducing mood swings, and is helpful in cases of PMS and menopausal discomfort.

As well as having a balancing effect on the mind, this uplifting essential oil has a great all-over balancing property also extends to the skin, where it helps to create balance between oily and dry skin. An astringent that is not dying, Geranium is soothing to the mucus membranes of the skin. Balancing the sebum production (the fatty acid secretions in the sebaceous glands) of the skin, Geranium helps to cleanse the skin as well as to restore balance, tone, and suppleness.

Avoid during pregnancy. Not for use on children under the age of 12.

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