Geranium Essential Oil Uses (12 Ways To Use You Should Try)

To maximize the benefits of geranium, using the oil in an appropriate, calculated manner is important. You want to ensure that the right oils are combined, and you’re using the best oils to treat your situation. If you wanted clear, beautiful skin, would you use geranium to treat your feet, instead? You get the point.

The essential oil blends suggested in this section helps you get the most out of the oil. The fragrances are carefully chosen; they complement each other. With the right blends, your mental, emotional, and physical health will see a positive impact.

Consider a few recipe blends to whip up at home with geranium.

1. Age-defying Skin Serum

  • 1 drop geranium
  • 1 drop lavender
  • 1 drop sandalwood
  • 1 drop rose
  • 1 drop helichrysum
  • 1 drop frankincense
  • 2 drops of argan oil

Mix the oils in a glass dropper bottle. Add the Argan oil first, then add the other oils one by one, shaking gently after each addition.

Store in a cool dry place

When you’re ready to use it, wash and tone your face first. Gently massage a little serum into problem areas then moisturize as usual.

If your skin feels irritated after using it, then it’s a good idea to stop. Don’t use while pregnant or breastfeeding.

2 .Wellness Ointment

  • 2 drops geranium
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2 drops cedarwood
  • 2 drops tea tree
  • ¼ cup of almond oil
  • ½ cup of Jojoba oil
  • ¾ cup of tamanu oil
  • 1 tbsp of Neem oil
  • 1 oz beeswax

Put a pot on low heat and add the beeswax. When the wax has melted, add the Carrier oils: almond, jojoba, tamanu, and neem. Stir gently.

Remove from heat and allow it to cool down. You can add each essential oil once the mixture is still warm. Whisk the mixture properly after adding each oil.

Pour into a glass container and allow it to solidify, stirring it every now and then.

Store in a cool, dry place and use it to treat minor cuts, burns and bug bites.

If your skin feels irritated after use, stop using it. This salve is supposed to assist with minor injuries only.

3. Scar Salve

  • 3 drops Geranium
  • 2 tbsp Aloe Vera oil

Mix the ingredients together and store in a glass container. Massage it into scars or dark spots to help remove or make them less noticeable.

4. Anti-PMS Massage Oil

  • 3 drops geranium
  • 1 drop mandarin
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 3 drops cedarwood
  • ½ cup of coconut oil

Mix all the ingredients together and store in a glass bottle. Leave the mixture in the bottle overnight so that it can mix properly.

Massage the oil into your abdomen and lower back about a week before your cycle starts. Store in a cool, dry place.

Massage essential oil and carrier oil into your pulse points so that you have that uplifting scent on-hand at all times.

Or, put a drop of oil into a cotton ball or two and leave them in your closet so that you clothes can pick up the scent.

5. Air Freshener

  • ¾ of a cup of distilled water
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 3 drops geranium
  • 2 drops grapefruit
  • 1 drop lemon

Mix ingredients together and spray around the house. It’s best to use a glass container.

6. Geranium Moisturizing Bar

  • 3 drops geranium
  • 5 tbsp candelilla wax
  • 2 tbsp raw, unrefined shea butter
  • 3 tbsp organic cocoa butter
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

Place the Shea Butter in a pan on low heat and allow to melt over 10 minutes. MIx in the cocoa butter and Candelilla wax, allowing them to melt. Stir together then add the olive oil.

Remove from heat and allow to cool to warm, but don’t let it become solid. Add the essential oil and mix well. Pour the mixture into a mould, allow to cool and enjoy the soothing scent!

Add a few drops to your aromatherapy skin facial to get the most out of it.

7. Facial Scrub

  • 2 drops geranium
  • 1 drop frankincense
  • 1 drop lavender
  • ½ tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp baking soda

Mix the baking soda and honey together to form a paste, then mix in the essential oils. When you use it, splash your face with warm water or drape a warm washcloth over your face. This will open up your pores.

Apply the scrub to your face. Massage into your face in circular motions for about 5 minutes.

Rinse the scrub off and use a clean towel to dry your face.

8. Skin Toner

  • 2 drops geranium
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2oz green tea fusion (1 green tea teabag)

Steep the teabag in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Allow the tea to cool. Pour into a glass bottle and add the essential oils, then mix well.

Allow it to blend overnight. Put a few drops on a cotton pad then apply it to your face after cleansing.

9. Geranium Oil Perfume

  • 3 drops geranium
  • 3 drops bergamot
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2 tbsp carrier oil (your choice)

Put the carrier oil in a glass container. Mix in the essential oils and shake well to blend it properly. Dab the perfume onto your pulse points when you want to smell fantastic! Unless you are pregnant or breastfeeding, in which case, please don’t use.

10. Deodorant

  • 80 ml witch hazel
  • 8 drops geranium
  • 4 drops cedarwood
  • 8 drops bergamot
  • 100 ml glass spray bottle

Place everythig in the glass bottle, swirl to mix. Keep in a dark place and use as needed. Discontinue use if skin becomes irritated

11. Insect Repellent

  • 5 ml geranium
  • 50 ml soybean oil

Mix all the ingredients in a spray bottle, and spray around the house or on your body to discourage bugs from bothering you.

12. Goodbye Fungi Blend

  • 8 oz distilled water
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2 drops geranium
  • 3 drops tea tree

Mix all these ingredients together and place in a foot bath. Use it to relieve the symptoms of Athlete’s Foot.

Note: Don’t discontinue use of prescribed medication

Just A Drop Or So…

If you add a drop of this sweet-yet-tough oil to your daily moisturizer, it can get to work fighting the aging process. Remember, just a drop is enough for the whole pot of moisturizer, and if it’s a small pot, then make it a small drop.

Add a few rose petals, 2 tablespoons of Epsom salts and about five drops to a warm bath for a luxurious pamper session that will also be good for your senses.

The Bottom Line

  • Geranium is perfect for promoting emotional wellbeing when used in ointments, serums, and salves. It also soothes skin irritations and inflammation when used in this way.
  • Geranium can be used as a nifty, effective insect repellent. By using the oil around the home, you may see a reduction in pesky, hard to deal with critters.
  • When used as a perfume, air freshener, and deodoriser, geranium is tough on nasty odors and promotes proper personal hygiene.
  • Geranium also advocates beauty. It cleanses the skin, keeps it hydrated, and smelling spring fresh. The recipes are yours for the taking. Enjoy them!

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