Geranium - 10 ml
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
This oil is antibacterial, astringent, haemostatic, diuretic, deodorant, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, styptic and vulnerary. It helps scrapes and cuts to heal and can lessen the appearance of old scars. It’s very calming and uplifting and is good for shocks. It stimulates the lymphatic system and is good for the adrenal glands; it balances hormones and is therefore good during menopause. Externally it is good for both oily and dry skin since it balances the skins sebum production. Geranium induces happy and joyful feelings.
Active ingredients: E.g. Alpha Pinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Menthone, Linalool, Geranyl Acetate, Citronellol and Geraniol.
Essential oils are 75 – 100 times stronger than tea.
Essential oils are good for home use as stimulants or relaxants for the nervous system and they can be used in many ways.
Bath: Put 5 – 10 drops of pure essential oil into bathwater.
Inhalation: Put 3 – 6 drops in a bowl of hot water, put a towel over your head and breathe deeply in the steam for 5 – 10 minutes. You can also put one drop in your palm and inhale deeply, the chemicals in the oils go straight to your brain and have an immediate effect.
Perfume: Some oils are suitable to use as perfume.