Geranium Rose- AroMeds Pelargonium roseum X asperum is organically grown and the leaves are steam distilled in South Africa. It is in the geraniaceae plant family, is a middle note and has a pleasing, sweet, floral, earthy and rosy aroma.
Emotional Support- geranium can encourage solace, regeneration, balance, assurance, tranquility and steadiness. It can give you the feeling of being mothered, soothed and shielded.
Blends well with- bergamot, black pepper, roman chamomile, clove, cypress, fennel, frankincense, lavender, orange, clary sage, grapefruit, ginger, juniper, rose, sandalwood, patchouli, cedarwood, palmarosa, lemon, mandarin, peppermint, rosemary, ylang ylang
Notes of interest- This oil sells like gangbusters in the late spring/summer season in New England related to concerns about tick bites. Customers put it in natural bug repellants and swear by it. You can also put a few drops on a bandana and put around your dogs neck when going outside, but remember to remove the bandana when you return inside!
Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser
Safety data- Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.
Battaglia, S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003.
Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.
Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.