With various beautifying purposes, Geranium essential oil promotes
healthy, glowing skin and hair, while providing a sweet, floral aroma.
- Promotes the appearance of clear, healthy skin
- Naturally repels insects
- Gives hair a vibrant, healthy glow
Herbaceous, green, floral, sweet, dry
Citronellol, citronellyl formate, geraniol
A member of the Pelargonium genus of flower species, geraniums
are grown for their beauty and as a staple of the perfume industry.
While there are over 200 different varieties of Pelargonium flowers,
only a few are used as essential oils. Uses of Geranium essential oil
date back to ancient Egypt when Egyptians used Geranium oil to beautify
skin and for other benefits. In the Victorian era, fresh geranium leaves
were placed at formal dining tables as decorative pieces and to be
consumed as a fresh sprig if desired; in fact, the edible leaves and
flowers of the plant are often used in desserts, cakes, jellies, and
teas. As an essential oil, Geranium has been used to promote the
appearance of clear skin and healthy hairómaking it ideal for skin and
hair care products. It also helps calm nerves and lessen feelings of
stress. Geranium is also known to naturally repel insects.
- Use in an aromatherapy steam facial to beautify skin.
- Add a drop to your moisturizer for a smoothing effect.
is great for both dry and oily hair. Apply a few drops to your shampoo
or conditioner bottle, or make your own deep hair conditioner.
- Diffuse aromatically for a calming effect.
Directions for Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant,
nursing, or under a doctorís care, consult your physician. Avoid contact
with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.