Surprising Benefits and Uses of Geranium Essential Oil

By | November 19th, 2017|Categories: Essential Oils|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fantstric para el cuidado de la piel.

Surprising Benefits and Uses of Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium Essential Oil is used as holistic treatment to improve physical, mental and emotional health.It was widely used by the Egyptians to promote and beautify a radiant skin.

.Now it is widely used to treat acne, reduce inflammation, alleviate anxiety and balance hormones.

This wonderful sweet flowery smelling oil also uplifts your mood, lessons fatigue and promotes emotional wellness.

It is non-toxic, non irritant and generally non sensitising.

I always recommend that you test the oil in a diluted form first, especially when using on the face.

It has many therapeutic properties like anti-depressant, anti-septic a great wound healer.Is highly thought of a one of the best oils for oily and congested skin, eczema and dermatitis.


Method of Extraction


It is extracted through steam distillation of the stems and leaves of the plant.

Main Components of Geranium Essential Oil.Alphapine  Mycene Limonene

Methone Linalool Geranyly. There are more components.

Main Benefits of Geranium Essential Oil

Balances Hormones.

Relieves depression.

Minimises Inflammation.

Alleviates the effects of menopause symptoms.

Improves dental health.

Reduces blood pressure.

Benefits the healing of your skin.

This is a very safe way to help improve your your skin, mood and internal health.

Uses

So with all the above benefits is has to offer how can we use this essential oil?

Well known as a wrinkle reducer. Because it is an astringent it encourages skin contractions.

Healing. Invaluable in helping heal cuts, wounds and incisions. It helps fade scars and other spots on the skin.

Because it has powerful cicatrisant properties it helps e the blood circulation right below the skin.

Muscle toner

Infection fighter.

Successful at healing spots caused by acne.

Powerful blood clot inducer.

Speeds the formation of blood clots.

Help prevent toxins entering the body

Useful in preventing hemmorroids.

Insect repellent.

Cell growth supporter.

Helps with regeneration of new cells.

Diuretic. Increases urine. Toxins, heavy metals pollutants, uric acid, bile, excess acid are all removed through the urine.

Natural deodorant.

An aid to helping with Alzheimer’s disease. It helps release pro-inflammatory agents that combat inflammation ……Memory loss.


Skin enhancer.

Gives hair a healthy shine and encourages growth.

Killer of respiratory infections. 

Aids nose and throats infections.

Nerve pain killer properties.Significantly aids pain reduction after shingles.

Mental functioning. Depression, anxiety and anger,

Anti-inflammatory. 

It is amazing when used around the house in a diffuser.So how many ways could you use this oil to help in your daily life?

I strongly recommend this book by Ann Sullivan: Geranium Essential Oil. Benefits, Properties, applications and recipes.

 

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How Essential Oils Changed my Skincare Routine forever.

By | October 28th, 2017|Categories: Recipes with oils|Tags: , , , , , , |

How Essential Oils Changed my Skin Routine. 

Hello again! Now the searing heat of summer has gone and the slightly cooler autumn days and evening are with us I thought I would share some of my all natural facial lotions and potions that I make using essential oils.

Cold weather can bring misery with it especially as we age. 

 It is so easy to develop dry or cracked skin,

Learn to give your skin the love and nourishment craving by using natural skin care with Baobab oil.

DRY SKIN SALVE USING BAOBAB OIL

This simple but powerful dry skin recipe contains a blend of natural ingredients that not only relieve dry cracked skin, but also contains an energising blend of orange and ginger oils to soothe minor aches and pains.

A QUICK NOTE ABOUT OIL: BAOBAB

I chose to include this oil in my natural dry skin salve recipe for several reasons. Not only is this versatile African carrier oil famed for its emollient and moisturising skin care properties, but it’s also absorbed quickly by skin so there is no greasy after feel. Additionally, the presence of Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids give baobab oil some beneficial anti-inflammatory properties and help to promote soft healthy skin.

INGREDIENTS:

1 oz.  Baobab 
.
5 oz. Shea nut oil
.5 oz.
  Beeswax
drops 5-fold orange essential oil
6 drops fresh ginger essential oil
1-2 drops 
vitamin E oiloptional

INSTRUCTIONS:

STEP #1:

Weigh out the beeswax, Shea nut oil and Baobab oil. 

Combine in a double boiler or microwave in a Pyrex style bowl. 

Gently heat untill of the beeswax has melted. ( Don’t use full heat.)

STEP #2:

Remove from heat then, using a dropper add the vitamin E oil along with the orange and ginger essential oils. 

Stir well to combine, then pour into a 2 oz. amber or cobalt jar.

Once the salve hardens it’s ready to use. 

Simply apply to hands, feet and other areas of dry skin on your body. 

You can also apply this salve to chapped lips.

Essential Oil Lip Balm Recipe

There is much experimentation that you can do by mixing and blending until you find your favourite essential oil recipe for lips, I’ll share my favourite with you now so you can have a base from which to get started.

Lavender-Mint Lip Balm


Melt the carrier oils in a pan whilst carefully stirring.

tablespoons Beeswax


tablespoons Coconut Oil


tablespoons Shea Butter

Remove from heat and add:


15 drops Peppermint Essential Oil


15 drops Lavender Essential Oil

After stirring in oils, pour into lip balm containers or tins. Let cool.

Purchase your lip balm containers here.

Using the best essential oils for lips allows your body to make the most of the way your lips look, feel, and even taste.

 Best Essential Oil for Lip Balm

I choose Peppermint oil s it is one of the best oils for lips because of its cooling and soothing properties. 

It promotes healing, helps with fresh breath and helps fight against cold sores. 

 Peppermint oil also works to increase circulation. It may even make your lips look a little plumper and luscious.!!!!

Frankincense Wrinkle-reducing Face cream

Ingredients

1/4 cup Shea Butter
1/4 cup 
Organic coconut Oil
8-10 drops 
Frankincense Essential Oil
5-7 drops 
Lavender Essential Oil

Using a double boiler, melt shea butter and coconut oil together until liquid. Remove from heat and let cool for about 30 minutes.

Drop in and stir Frankincense and Lavender essential oils.

Start here: Wait for mix to partially solidify (you can even put it in the freezer for up to 20 minutes to speed the process). 

Then whip with your hand mixer until you achieve a butter-like consistency.

Store in a 4 oz mason style jar 

This should keep for 6-12 months in your bathroom cupboard.

You could also add in Vitamin E oil

DIY After Shave/Oil for Dry Skin

This oil mix is great for dry skin to help repair the skin, or used instead of aftershave. 

 8-10 Drops Frankincense Essential Oil
8-10 Drops Bergamot Essential Oil
4 ml Jojoba Oil

You will need: an empty 5ml oil bottle.

Add first 8-10 drops of each Frankincense and Bergamot into an empty 5ml essential oil bottle. 

Then fill up with Jojoba oil.

Use daily, after shaving or instead of moisturising lotion. 

This mix is great especially in the mornings for the oil’s uplifting properties.

Bergamot has the fresh , sweet, citrus scent that is familiar to many as the flavouring in Earl Grey Tea.

 It is uplifting and relaxing.

Good for building confidence and enhancing your mood.

Tip: you can reuse an empty bottle of Frankincense or Bergamot or other empty essential oils bottle that will mix well with these two oils.

As you will see once you have purchased your basic carrier oils they are used for many natural potions and lotions for skin care and are quick and easy to produce. It makes them economical to produce and of course they are chemical free.

Enjoy experimenting and do let me know your favourite recipes.

Help make this a chemical free world. 

Share your ideas and comments in the box below.