Updated: Feb 1
“I am worth it.”
Geranium is an oil of love, trust and acceptance. It is connected to the heart chakra, and its gentleness makes it the perfect oil for when you are needing help with loving yourself.
Geranium essential oil comes from the leaves of the Pelargonium graveolens, a plant species native to South Africa. The uses of Geranium essential oil go all the way back to ancient Egypt when the Egyptians used it for its many benefits, most notably on their skin.
This is because one of Geranium essential oil's key benefits is promoting clear and healthy looking skin. It is good for wrinkles and dry, chapped lips, and because of its antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antiseptic properties, it makes it great for reducing acne, and soothing skin irritation and infections when applied topically. Add Geranium essential oil to your skin and hair products during your self care morning or evening ritual. After a shower, apply Geranium oil to your skin to give it a smoothing effect, or use it in a steam facial to cleanse and clear.
Geranium essential oil is nurturing, forgiving, and compassionate, making it an all round oil of love.
There are also many aromatic benefits of Geranium oil. It is useful for balancing emotions and can help calm nerves in times of stress, anxiety and fear, and reduce the debilitating effects of depression. It may help with relaxation and lift your low mood in times of distress. Place a drop of Geranium oil into your palms and rub your hands together. Cup your hands over your nose and mouth and breathe slowly. As you breathe in the scent of Geranium oil, notice the calming and grounding effect it has on you. For these reasons, and because of its comforting effects, Geranium oil can assist women suffering from mood changes due to PMS, menopause, and postnatal depression.
Geranium may help relieve the symptoms of jet lag after a big trip. Rub it onto your temples in the evening or add to your bathwater to feel its calming effects.
Geranium can also be used as a natural insect repellant.
Try some Geranium essential oil today.