Palegonium graveolens v
Rose Geranium essential oil, extracted from Pelargonium graveolens, is a fragrant elixir celebrated for its diverse health benefits.
With a delicate floral aroma accented by hints of rose, this oil is cherished for its balancing and harmonizing effects on both skin and emotions. Renowned for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, Rose Geranium supports skin health, alleviates stress, and may ease symptoms of anxiety.
In aromatherapy, its sweet and rosy notes create a soothing environment. Embrace the multifaceted charm of Rose Geranium, a botanical gem that seamlessly intertwines with self-care rituals, promoting well-being and tranquility.
- cuts and wounds
- facial care
- insect repellent
- head lice
- stress relief
- cold sores
- skin tonic
Anti bacterial, anti oxidant, anti fungal, analgesic, , astringent, anti depressant, coagulant / hemostatic, cicatrisant, diuretic,
Suggested uses of Rose Geranium essential oil in your DIY products.
Further suggestions on how one can use Rose Geranium Essential Oil
A. Aroma therapy
Rose Geranium Essential oil has a beautiful calming smell and you can use the oil in an essential oil burner, during the day to bring calm into your environment or before going to bed to promote a restful night’s sleep. This will help promote feelings of positivity, emotional stability and optimism.
B. Rose Geranium Massage Oi- A comforting massage oil.
Mix the following ingredients:
1 cup almond oil
1/2 cup grape seed oil
10 drops of Rose Geranium Essential oil
Pour into a dark glass bottle and use when needed
C. Skin Toner
Rose Geranium is known to balance the skin's natural oil production, it can minimize enlarged pores and help with acne caused by bacteria and can enhance circulation in the skin.
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Five External Uses and Benefits of Rose Geranium Essential Oil
1. Fights athletes foot
Due to Rose Geraniums' potent anti-fungal properties it can help the body deal with a variety of fungal infections such as athletes foot , or fungal infections in toe nails or finger nails. Put a few drops ( 2 - 4) into a teaspoon of sweet almond oil, or coconut oil or any other carrier oil, and rub onto the infection after every bath or shower and even during the day to assist the body to overcome the fungal infection.
2. Eases respiratory infections
The anti bacterial, anti-inflammatory and calming properties of Rose Geranium essential oil can be used effectively as an inhalant to ease coughing fits due to bronchial infections. It also assists in helping to relieve coughing irritations due to a post nasal drip and helps to prevent further respiratory infections from setting in.
3. Uplifting mood and Stress Relief
Rose Geranium essential oil stimulates and balances the adrenal cortex, as a result it helps to balance hormones and calms an anxious person. It is also known to relieve mild depression and levels of anger and helps to combat insomnia. It can be used in an exam room as an inhalant in a burner or diffuser to calm anxious students.
4. Insect repellent
Rose Geranium Essential Oil is easily used as a repellent in an essential oil burner to keep persistent mosquitoes away. It can also be mixed with some water in a spray bottle and sprayed onto your body and clothes to help keep them and other bugs away. If you are bitten a small "wipe" of the essential oil onto the bite will help keep the itch at bay.
It has been claimed that using pure Rose Geranium Essential Oil directly on the skin on a shingles infection as soon as it appears assists with combating the nerve pain. this is more than likely doe to its anti inflammatory and calming properties. As the oil also has anti-viral properties it might also assist in helping the body combat the infection
PLEASE NOTE: Use Rose Geranium Essential oil for external use only.
Those seeking medical care to manage moods, behaviours, or disorders should treat this essential oil as a complementary remedy rather than a replacement for any medicinal treatments or prescriptions.
There are no known adverse side effects for pregnant and lactating woman. It is one of the few essential oils deemed safe to use while pregnant.
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Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational and general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.