Geranium Essential Oil

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Geranium is a sweet, wood scented oil that is widely known for its versatility and is popularly used to assist in balancing hormones. This soothing and relaxing oil lends itself remarkably to skin care and holistic hygiene. It can also be used effectively against Candida albicans and other fungi.  

Details

Botanical Name: (Pelargonium x asperum) - (also referred to as Pelargonium graveolens)

Plant Origin: Egypt

Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves

Shelf Life: 5 yrs in proper storage, will thicken as it ages

Storage: Store upright, lid tight, out of direct heat and sunlight

Selah oil blends that contain Geranium essential oil: 

LiliBeth, Indigo 

Uses

Geranium oil may support the body's proper natural response to and assist in maintaining a healthy state of the following:

  • autism
  • balancing hormones: female reproductive disorders, menstrual cramp, infertility, sterility, endometriosis, PMS, menopausal symptoms
  • circulatory disorders, stimulating lymphatic system, improves blood flow
  • convulsions
  • depression, fatigue, emotional crisis, stress-related conditions
  • Candida albicans
  • dilating bile ducts for liver detox
  • gingivitis
  • hepatitis
  • insomnia
  • kidney stones
  • neuralgia
  • pancreas: stimulates and balances
  • paralysis 
  • physical stress
  • regenerates tissue and nerves
  • Reynaud's
  • skin care: balances sebum (oily secretion of sebaceous glands of skin that keep it moisturized and supple), cleansing oily skin, restoring and enlivening pale skin, shingles, ringworm, sensitive skin, staph, wounds, sores, psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, acne
  • skin conditions: acne, burns, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, herpes, shingles, bleeding, tumor growth, regenerating and revitalizing skin tissue and nerves, jaundice, dermatitis, MRSA, bruises, cradle cap
  • varicose veins, hemorrhoids
  • virus

For more information about Geranium essential oil click here. 

Therapeutic Properties

  • analgesic
  • antibacterial
  • antidepressant
  • antidiabetic
  • antifungal
  • anti-infectious
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiseptic
  • antispasmodic
  • antitumoral
  • astringent
  • circulatory
  • hemostatic (stops bleeding)
  • nervine
  • regenerative
  • restorative
  • spasmolytic
  • stimulant
  • tonic
  • vulnerary

Applications

Topical:

Apply diluted to bottoms of feet or directly on area of concern.

Ok for children 2+ with proper dilution.

Pregnancy and lactation safe with extra dilution.

Click here for the essential oils dilution chart.

Inhalation:

Diffuse or inhale directly.

Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) by the FDA

Internal:  

Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.

However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (7. p.96).

All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

Cautions

Dilute before applying to skin.

Low risk of skin sensitization.  Drug interaction.  (Tisserand, 293)

Repeated use can result in contact sensitization.

General EO Cautions:

If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes. 

Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal.

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. 

GC/MS Key Constituents:

Citronellol 31.68%
Geraniol 18.04%
Linalool 8.91%
Citronellyl formate 8.73%
Isomenthone 6.47%
Geranyl formate 4.41%

Caryophyllene <trans> 2.96%

References

  1. Worwood, Valerie.  The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy. Novato: New World Library. Revised 2016. Print.
  2. Worwood, Valerie.  Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child. Novato: New World Library. 2000. Print.
  3. Schnaubelt, Kurt, Ph. D. Advanced Aromatherapy. Rochester: Healing Arts Press. 1998. Print.
  4. Schnaubelt, Kurt, Ph. D. The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils.  Rochester: Healing Arts Press. 2011. Print.
  5. Schnaubelt, Kurt, Ph. D. Medical Aromatherapy. Rochester: Healing Arts Press. 1999. Print.
  6. Price, Shirley. Price, Len. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals. New York: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier. Fourth edition, 2012. Print.
  7. Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier. 2014. Print. 
  8. Aletha Press. Essential Oils Natural Remedies: The Complete A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing. Berkeley: Aletha Press. 2015. Print. 
  9. Davis, Patricia. Aromatherapy an A-Z. London: Vermillion. 2000. Print.
  10. Higley, Connie & Alan. Reference Guide for Essential Oils. Spanish Fork: Abundant Life. 2012. Print.
  11. Purchon, Nerys and Lora Cantele. The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook For Everyday Wellness. Toronto: Robert Rose. 2014. Print.
  12. Buckle, Jane. Clinical Aromatherapy Essential Oils in Practice. New York: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier. 2003. Print.

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