CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade. Geranium - ‘Pelargonium graveolens’ With various beautifying purposes, Geranium essential oil promotes healthy, glowing skin and hair, while providing a sweet, floral aroma. 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. Main Benefits: — Supports vibrant, healthy hair — Promotes clear, healthy skin — Beneficial for both dry and oily hair How to use? ■ Apply Geranium to skin after a shower for a smoothing effect. ■ Before spending time outdoors, apply topically. ■ Apply directly to skin or enjoy an aromatherapy steam facial to beautify the skin. Directions for Use: •Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice. •Food additive use: Dilute one drop in 125 ml of liquid. •Topical use: -For massage, mix 5 drops with 10 ml carrier oil. -For bath, mix 5 drops with 5 ml carrier oil. -For perfuming, mix 1 drop to 10 drops carrier oil. *Aromatic Description: Herbaceous, green, floral, sweet, dry. *Collection Method: Steam Distillation-Plant Part, Whole plant. *Main Constituents: Citronellol, citronellyl formate, geraniol. Cautions: Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.
dōTERRA Geranium Essential Oil - 15ml