Geranium

Geranium: Female reproductive disorders, fertility, circulatory disorders, antidepressant, menopause, hot flashes, bruising, hemorrhoids, nervous fatigue and emotional balance. Astringent, antiseptic, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-infectious, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and regenerative. Good tonic astringent for skin. All conditions of the female reproductive system and the nervous system. Scent: Flowery rose, sweet, dry citrus undertone, middle note. Source: Leaves and Stalks    -    Slight astringent, useful for acne, hormonal imbalance, PMS, soothing, comforting, relaxing.    -    COMMON NAME: geranium

BOTANICAL NAME: pelargonium graveolens

ORIGIN: Algeria, China, Egypt, France, Madagascar, Morocco, Russia

PARTS USED: flowers, leaves, stalks

FRAGRANCE: floral, leafy, rose-like

BLENDS: allspice, basil, bergamot, citronella, clary sage, fennel, frankincense, galbanum, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, lime, mandarin, myrrh, neroli, nutmeg, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, tangerine

AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, balancing, cooling, creativity, nervous tension, normalizing, relaxing, self-hypnosis, soothing, stress

PHYSICAL USES: acne, Alzheimer's disease, amenorrhea, analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, asthma, astringent, black eyes, blisters, blood disorders, broken capillaries, bruises, cellulite, chapped lips, chapped skin, chilblains, chills, circulatory stimulant, cirrhosis of liver, cold sores, constipation, convalescence, cramps, diabetes, diarrhea, dry hair, dry skin, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, female infertility, fractures, frostbite, hair loss, hay fever, hemorrhoids, herpes, hot flashes, immunity stimulant, inguinal hernia, insect repellent, jet lag, laryngitis, lice, lower abdominal pain, menopause, menorrhagia, muscular dystrophy, nerve tonic, normal hair, normal skin, oily skin, osteoporosis, Parkinson's disease, PMS symptoms, Raynaud's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, sedative, shock, sinusitis, stomachaches, throat infections, thrush, varicose veins, writer's cramp, yeast infections

SAFETY WARNINGS: Avoid overuse. May irritate sensitive skin. Avoid if history of estrogen-dependent cancer or hypoglycemia. Do not confuse with rose geranium.