C.O. Bigelow Essential Oil - GeraniumBuy C.O. Bigelow Perfume Essential Oils - These are high quality, steam distilled pure extracts of plants, sourced from all over the world. They are not oily in nature, but volatile, having a great ability to diffuse and evaporate in to the surrounding air. It is the true connoisseur of beauty products that finds infinite uses from Essential Oils and will always incorporate them into their routines and into their homes. The more one becomes familiar with the oils, the more indispensable they ...
Botanical Name: Pelargonium x asperum. Origin: Reunion Island. Extraction Method: Steam Distilled. Common Uses: The therapeutic properties of Geranium Bourbon essential oil include the being used as an astringent, haemostatic, diuretic, antiseptic, anti-depressant, tonic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic and as an anti-infectious agent. This uplifting oil has a great all-over balancing effect and this extends to the skin, where it helps to create balance between oily and dry skin. Geranium Bourbon can also be used to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety, promoting a sense of inner peace. The strong smell of this oil is particularly good to ward off mosquitoes and head lice. Strength of Aroma: Strong. Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli and Nutmeg. Aromatic Scent: Geranium Bourbon essential oil is a strong smelling oil with a floral aroma and a hint of mint. Cautions: Possible drug interactions. Suggested Uses: Diffuse Geranium Bourbon essential oil into the air to help relieve stress, mild depression, PMS, anxiety and tension, menopausal problems and for general energizing. It can also act as an insect repellent. Geranium oil can be used in massage oil, or add a few drops to a bath to assist with PMS, depression, stress, anxiety and tension, fluid retention, edema, eczema, shingles, cellulite, bruises, ringworm, hemorrhoids and menstrual irregularities. Add to a lotion or cream to help with eczema, shingles, burns and bruises. Add Gernaium to a shampoo to help with head lice. Please Note: The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
Aroma: Subtly sweet, floral.Benefits: Purifying, soothing, normalizing.Daily Balance Blend: Add 2 drops each of geranium oil, rose absolute oil and clary sage oil to a diffuser and enjoy.Extraction Method: Steam Distilled from fresh plants. Purity Tested/Quality Assured
A member of the Pelargonium genus of flower species, geraniums are grown for their beauty and as a staple of the perfume industry. While there are over 200 different varieties of Pelargonium flowers, only a few are used as essential oils. Uses of Geranium essential oil date back to ancient Egypt when Egyptians used Geranium oil to beautify skin and for other benefits. In the Victorian era, fresh geranium leaves were placed at formal dining tables as decorative pieces and to be consumed as a fresh sprig if desired; in fact, the edible leaves and flowers of the plant are often used in desserts, cakes, jellies, and teas. As an essential oil, Geranium has been used to promote the appearance of clear skin and healthy hair-making it ideal for skin and hair care products. It also helps calm nerves and lessen feelings of stress. Geranium is also known to naturally repel insects. Use in an aromatherapy steam facial to beautify skin. Add a drop to your moisturizer for a smoothing effect. Geranium is great for both dry and oily hair. Apply a few drops to your shampoo or conditioner bottle, or make your own deep hair conditioner. Diffuse aromatically for a calming effect.