geranium (organic) essential oil
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Part used: Flowers and leaves
A herbaceous evergreen perennial indigenous to the warm temperate and tropical areas of the world, with many found in southern Africa. A flowering plant originally grown for its beauty, it has become very important in therapeutics and the manufacture of perfume due to its fresh and lively scent. Historically it has been used to treat intestinal problems, wounds and respiratory ailments. It is also prized for its benefits to any skin type and its harmonising properties.
Geranium is a plant with an extensive tradition in healing. In ancient Egyptian medicine, it was reportedly used against cancer growths. It is said to have antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. It is considered a relaxant and decongestant to body tissues. It has been indicated in the treatment of depression, measles, chickenpox and mumps. It has general tonic qualities and has been utilised for various skin conditions, including eczema. It is also used to treat menstrual and menopausal complaints.
Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and should not be taken as recommendations for treatment, or cure, of any disease or medical condition. Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes towards improved health and wellbeing.