Geranium- AroMeds Pelargonium graveolens is organically grown in Northern India. The leaves and branches are steam distilled.It is in the geraniaceae plant family, and is a middle note with a floral, fresh, rosy, herbaceous with citrus undertones.
Emotional Support- geranium can encourage solace, regeneration, balance, assurance, tranquility and steadiness. It can give you the feeling of being mothered, soothed and shielded.
Blends well with- bergamot, black pepper, roman chamomile, clove, cypress, fennel, frankincense, lavender, orange, clary sage, grapefruit, ginger, juniper, rose, sandalwood, patchouli, cedarwood, palmarosa, lemon, mandarin, peppermint, rosemary, ylang ylang
Notes of interest- There are over 250 natural species of geranium! Also, if you compost, put a few drops of geranium on a paper towel and place in the compost bin...really helps to keep the fruit flies at bay.
Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation, skin care
Safety data - Avoid during early pregnancy due to the oils ketone content.Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.
Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.