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Essential Oil Index ~ Geranium

Geranium

Latin Name: Pelargonium graveolens111453

Plant/Part: Flowering plant/Flowers and leaves

Note: Middle

Planet: Venus

Element: Water

Affinity: BALANCING – Happiness, protection

Aroma

Geranium is a rich, green, rose-like scent; sweet and heavy, a little like rose with minty overtones. Simply inhaling it calms the body and refreshes it at the same time.


 

Applications

Physical conditions

Oily complexions

Combination skin

Irregular menstrual periods

Acne

Bruises

Burns

Chilblains

Dermatitis

Eczema

Herpes

Wounds

Lice

Cellulite

Poor circulation

Fluid retention

Detoxifying the body

Sore throat

Tonsillitis

Menopause

Urinary infections

Diarrhoea


Psychological conditions

Balancing

Harmonising

Cleansing

Stimulating

Uplifting

Depression

Mood swings

Attachment

Rigidity

Too extrovert/introvert

Post natal depression

PMS

Nervous tension

Anxiety


Precautions

May cause some irritation to sensitive skins. Regulates the hormonal system so may not be a good idea to use in pregnancy

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