Historical Uses: Geranium oil has been used for dysentery, hemorrhoids, inflammations, heavy menstrual flow and possibly even cancer (if the folktale is correct). It has also been said to be a remedy for bone fractures, tumors and wounds.
French Medicinal Uses: Diabetes, diarrhea, gallbladder, gastric ulcer, jaundice, liver, sterility, urinary stones.
Other Possible Uses: This oil may be used for acne, bleeding (increases to eliminate toxins, then stops), burns, circulatory problems (improves blood flow), depression, digestion, eczema, hormonal imbalance, insomnia, kidney stones, dilating biliary ducts for liver detoxification, menstrual problems, neuralgia (severe pain along the nerve), regenerating tissue and nerves, pancreas (balances), ringworm, shingles, skin (may balance the sebum, which is the fatty secretion in the sebaceous glands of the skin that keeps the skin supple. It is good for expectant mothers. It works as a cleanser for oily skin and may even liven up pale skin). Sores, throats and wounds.
Body System Affected: Emotional balance, skin.
Aromatic Influence: It may help to release negative memories and take a person back to peaceful, joyful moments. It may also help ease nervous tension and stress, balance the emotions, life the spirit and foster peace, well-being and hope.
Application: Can be applied neat (with no dilution) when used topically. Apply to reflex points and directly on area of concern; diffuse.
Oral Use As a Dietary Supplement: Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for human consumption by the FDA. Not for children under 6 years old and use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6 years old and over.
Safety Data: Repeated use can possibly result in some contact sensitization.
This information was taken from the book, “Modern Essentials — A Contemporary Guide to the the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils, 3rd Edition” Pages 49-50.
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