Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Geranium essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Geranium essential oil…

Botanical/Latin name(s): Pelargonium graveolens, Pelargonium x asperum

Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.

Shelf life is 4 years.

Therapeutic properties of Geranium essential oil…

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Benefits of Geranium essential oil…

Circulatory: arthritis, varicose veins
Digestive: parasites, poor digestion
Immune: infection, inflammation
Limbic/Emotional: depression, nausea, motion sickness
Muscular: spasm, cramp, ache, pain
Nervousanxiety, stress, tension, nerve pain
Respiratorycongestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough
Skinbacterial infection, athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis, fungal infection, wrinkles, scar, body odor, cut, wound
HOME: airborne germs, insect repellent

Safety of Geranium essential oil…

Safe for everyone except…

When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 17% to prevent adverse reactions.

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