Geranium Oil

Feel Healthy with Geranium Essential Oil!
Geranium oil is extracted from the leaves and the stem of the geranium plant and it contains many health benefits. Geranium oil blends beautifully with Lavender, Orange, Jasmine, Rosemary, Cedar Wood, Basil, Bergamot and Grapefruit oil and it can be made into a wonderful massage oil when mixed also with base oil such as almond oil. One important contra-indication to be aware of for Geranium oil is that it should be avoided by those women who are pregnant.

There are many health benefits to using any of the aromatherapy essential oils and this wonderful holistic therapy has the added advantages in that, those who are less experienced in using oils, can learn a great deal about them in a limited amount of time. Realistically, much of the knowledge comes from mixing the oils themselves and through trial and error. A good book is essential though as it will give a great deal of information about all of the oils including Geranium oil.

The properties of this oil include:

- Has astringent qualities and can make the skin, gums, muscles etc contract and can help to prevent muscles and skin from hanging loosely.
- Is anti-bacterial so does not let bacteria build up on wounds.
- It can help scars and spots to fade.
- Geranium oil increases urination as it is a natural diuretic but this is a positive effect in that it can effectively remove toxins from the body. This can improve blood pressure and the removal of excess acids and bile.
- Encourages cell renewal
- It helps speed up the healing of any wounds or cuts.
- Geranium oil is useful for treatment of skin conditions such as acne and also any throat or respiratory problems. The aroma can be uplifting and can be used in helping to treat depression.

This is an easy to source essential oil which has many relevant properties which can be used for family and friends so would be a welcome addition to any first-aid box. Always make sure when purchasing Geranium oil that it is of the purest kind.

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