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13 Skin and Hair Uses of Geranium Essential Oil You Should Know

Geranium Essential Oil has a lot of benefits. It is often used to improve the mental, physical, and the emotional health. Geranium Essential Oil is native to South Africa, but Russia and Egypt are the largest producing countries today.

Extracted from the leaves and stems of the Geranium plant by steam distillation, Geranium Essential Oil contains some essential components like geranyl butyrate, geraniol, citronellol, geranyl acetate, linalool, menthone, limonene, myrcene, and so many others.

Geranium Essential Oil is non-sensitizing, non-irritating, and non-toxic, containing wound-healing, antiseptic, and antidepressant properties.

Skin Uses of Geranium Essential Oil

  • The astringent property of Geranium Essential Oil prevents the skin from sagging and reduce the presence of wrinkles by tightening the facial skin, which delays premature aging
  • Geranium Essential Oil speeds up the healing of surgical incisions, cuts, and wounds
  • Geranium Essential Oil reduces scar marks from wounds, acne, pox; it is a powerful cicatrizant
  • Geranium Essential Oil promotes the uniform distribution of melanin
  • Geranium Essential Oil has a pleasant, sweet aroma that uplifts the so. Hence, It’s used to make deodorants that lift both the body and mind
  • Geranium Essential Oil makes a perfect addition to dermatitis, acne, and other skin infection treatment
  • Geranium Essential Oil is tagged an “acne buster” because of its antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antiseptic properties that kill P.acne (bacteria responsible for acne)
  • Geranium Essential Oil promotes blood circulation, relaxes face muscles, and relieve skin inflammations
  • Geranium Essential Oil treats flaky, cracked skin by moisturizing the affected area. The antioxidant property also prevents the effects of free radicals and help to shield your skin from the harsh impact of the UV rays.
  • Geranium Essential Oil is used as a natural bug repellant. Just mix the oil with water and spray all over the body. Also, Geranium Essential Oil can soothe insect bites

Hair Uses of Geranium Essential Oil

  • Geranium Essential Oil will add life to dull air
  • Geranium Essential Oil will repair damaged hair and add the needed shine to your hair
  • Geranium Essential Oil will strengthen your hair strand and improve your follicles. Just add Geranium Essential Oil to your hot oil treatment and massage your head from the scalp upward – to the hair strand

Side Effects and Precautions of Geranium Essential Oil

  • Avoid using Geranium Essential Oil neat on the skin. Dilute with any Carrier Oil before applying this essential oil on your skin – 10 drops to 8 Tablespoons of Carrier oil (coconut oil, Jojoba oil, etc.)
  • Pregnant women and lactating mothers should avoid this oil
  • Geranium Essential Oil may leave some allergic reaction on some skin. If you experience itching, burning sensation, redness, swellings, just discontinue the use of the essential oil
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