Plant part used
Leaves & flowers
Place of origin
A perennial shrub up to 1 meter high with small pink flowers.
Sweet and heavy, a little like rose with a minty overtone.
Method of extraction
Possessing a special affinity for women, Geranium oil is very successfully used in a range of conditions.
Blends well with
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Patchouli, Sweet orange, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang Ylang.
Mind & Spirit – Has a balancing effect on the emotions, of benefit for anxiety and depression, lifts the spirits. Its balancing nature makes it ideal for treating stress (massage, vaporizer or bath).
Body – Ideal for maintaining homeostasis of the body, treating PMS and menopausal problems such as depression. Geranium is also a diuretic and is effective when general elimination is poor and the system congested (massage or bath).
Skin & Hair – Useful for all skin conditions as it balances sebum and keeps the skin supple. Good for sluggish, congested and oily skins (compress).