Essential oils are renowned for their health and well-being benefits and they are derived from the Plants. The oils from the plant is extracted either by being steam distilled or cold pressed. For more on this process check out our The Naked Truth about Essential oils.
It seems to me that Mother Nature has provided plants with unique chemical structures that hold a variety of healing benefits for us all and its the fine extraction of these chemicals within the plant that we are able to reap the benefits and bottle it.
Many ancient cultures were using these oils for medicinal healing purposes and emotional wellbeing. As technology improves research is showing the beneficial effectiveness and safety of these oils.
A simple bottle of geranium holds much healing and beautifying benefits for the skin.
Geranium Essential Oil benefits:
1, How to use Geranium Essential oil for ACNE:
Acne Is a result of an excess accumulation of dirt and sebum, which is produced in the hair follicle and pores of the skin. The pores become congested and the bacteria feeds on the sebum, which leads to inflammation and infection, creating a pimple or blackhead.
One of the most common causes of acne caused in hormonal adolescents is an imbalance of hormones stimulating the production of sebum.
How it works:
Geranium dissolves and balances the sebum kills bacteria and preserves the acid mantle on the skin.
2, How to use Geranium Essential oil for WRINKLES:
Great to apply to your wrinkles.
How it works:
Geranium slows down the ageing process and due to the astringent properties tightens the facial muscles and promoting blood circulation.
Benefits of Geranium for the skin:
An anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial , Antifungal, Antiseptic, helps cleanse the skin and revitalises skin cells.
How to use Geranium Essential oil for SHINE:
If your hair is feeling dry and a little dull and lifeless then give it a boost using Geranium. Gives your hair a wonderful shine.
How it works: Geranium rebalances and stimulates the sebaceous glands.
How to use Geranium Essential oil for your SPIRIT and BALANCING EMOTIONS:
Assists in uplifting, and relieving tension. Lifts your spirits, fosters peace, wellbeing and hope.
How it works:
Geranium essential oil's scent being sweet warm and florally calms and relaxes the body and mind.
The fragrance of an essential oil can directly affect your emotional state. When odour travels up your nose it triggers the emotional control centre of the brain,
Scent can have a profound physiological and psychological effect on us, evoking memories and emotions to help heal us all while we are not even really consciously aware of it. Our Naked Truth Page goes into more detail.
Essential oils because of the size of their molecules have the ability to penetrate cell membranes and diffuse throughout the blood and tissues.
Essential Oil Diffuser:
Simply place about 10 drops of oil in a nebuliser diffuser or if you can add to a bowl of hot steaming water and allow the scent to fill the room.
How to use Geranium Essential Oil on your face:
Create a wonderful steam facial.
First, cleanse your skin. Pop a few drops in some hot water place in a bowl or the sink, place a towel over your head and enjoy the steam on your skin.
Or run a bath and mix 10 drops of Geranium and Lavender into 2 cups of Epson salts, make sure the salt dissolves before getting in.
Then relax, your body will thank you for it.
Apply one drop of Geranium into three drops of a *carrier oil then apply topically.
DO NOT use Geranium Essential Oil undiluted. When you do use a carrier oil it enhances absorption and helps prevent skin sensitivity.
* you can use either a neutral base, coconut or jojoba oil
Mix 2 drops into your moisturiser to create glowing and even skin tone.
Or if you don't fancy doing or making this yourself try this gorgeous Floral water Spritz a wonderful toner.
A balancing, refreshing lightweight Toning Mist.A fabulous spritz that's easy to apply, maintaining hydration while it purifies. Is ideal for removing make-up, in order to cleanse skin deeply.
How to use Geranium Essential Oil for your hair:
For a Radiant Healthy Glow:
Pop 10 drops of Geranium into 1 cup of water and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar - put it into a spray bottle, shake well and then spray into your hair and leave in for 5 minutes then rinse out.
Or place a few drops in your shampoo.
Simply add a few drops to help your hair shine...
How to use Geranium Essential oil on your skin:
Put a few drops of Geranium Oil in a carrier oil and after a shower rub all over your body.
Body Oil is a lightweight, balancing body treatment for your body.
Do not heat your oils to a high temperature as this disrupts the complex compounds within the oil. Which is responsible for the therapeutic benefits of the oil. Nebulization Diffusers and USB diffusers are recommended. Why not benefit from scent and health.
To receive the real wholistic benefits, make sure your oil is an Organic Therapeutic Grade oil.
You Must Avoid:
The sensitive areas around your eyes,
Your inner ears and eyes,
If you have broken or injured skin.
Do not use Geranium neat on the skin.
Not to be used if pregnant or breastfeeding, (because geranium influences hormone secretions) Children under 7 years old (because children are sensitive and could cause possible toxicity) or if you have high blood pressure. (because Geranium is a styptic)
Essential Oils are very potent and must be treated with respect. They can be very strong, use with caution and use only the recommended amount. Give yourself a patch test on the inside of your elbow.
Not all oils are the same be careful buying oils for topical or healing purposes from chemists or pharmacists they may say “Natural or “Pure” as they may contain contaminants or adulterants.
We use Florame Essential Oils because they are the highest therapeutic grade essential you can use.
Florame’s Geranium Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade and abides to the strictest criteria. There is absolute traceability from the producer to the finished bottled product. And the certification from “ECOCERT” guarantees this.
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