Geranium Essential Oil
Frankie & Myrrh
Geranium Essential oil
Country of origin: Egypt
10 mL/.33 fl. oz. with dropper cap
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Rose geranium oil is extracted from the leaves and stem of the rose geranium plant.
Some people take rose geranium oil for nerve pain (neuropathy) and for diarrhea. It is also applied directly to the skin for nerve pain, especially pain following shingles. Some people also use it topically as an astringent to tighten skin.
Rose geranium oil is sometimes listed on the label of supplements promoting weight loss, athletic performance, and bodybuilding. That’s because supplement manufacturers claim that rose geranium oil contains small amounts of a stimulant drug called dimethylamylamine.
Rose geranium oil is used in foods and beverages as a flavoring.
In manufacturing, rose geranium oil is used as an inexpensive substitute for rose oil. It is also used as fragrance in soaps, cosmetics, and perfumes.
How does it work?
Rose geranium oil contains several chemicals that seem to have antibiotic-like effects. The oil might also have a soothing effect when applied to the skin.
ROSE GERANIUM OIL USES
Nerve pain, when applied to the skin. Developing research suggests that applying rose geranium oil to the skin can significantly reduce pain that follows shingles, a condition caused by the herpes virus. Strength of the product used matters. Rose geranium oil in a concentration of 100% appears to be about twice as effective as a 50% concentration.
Use it in a diffuser and breathe in aroma or simply open the bottle and waft it under your nose. Place a few drops in a steamy bath for the ultimate relaxing experience. Use a drop or two in a blend with your moisturizer to help nurture your skin.
Rose geranium oil is usually applied to the skin. Some people can develop a rash or burning sensation when it is applied to the skin. Rose geranium oil can also cause eye irritation if applied to the face.
If you take rose geranium oil by mouth, stick to food amounts. The safety of the oil when taken in larger amounts is not known.
****Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Rose geranium oil is safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.
****Please consult your doctor before use, if you are pregnant or have any medical condition. Avoid getting product in eyes. This product has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease. Individual results may vary.