Sweet, Feminine, Green, Flowery Scent
Veriditas Organic Rose Geranium, Pelargonium asperum, France
CALMING & FIRMING BEAUTY SCRUB
- 1/2 cup almond oil (or more to cover salt)
- 20 drops Lavender
- 14 drops Blue Chamomile
- 8 Drops Ylang Ylang
- 7 drops Rose Geranium
- 5 drops Neroli*
- 10 drops Rose Perfume
Rose geranium is a flowering plant with a sweet, feminine, green, flowery scent. Despite its name it is not a rose but rather a geranium plant whose delicate vivacious flowers have a rose scent and hue. This oil helps promote our sensuality and enjoyment of lifes pleasures. The essential oil is commonly applied to repel insects, balance the hormones and calm emotions. It can be a lifelong friend for balancing the female reproductive system at all stages of life and balancing the psyche and emotions. This beautiful flower is a classic and reliable oil for harmonizing, balancing and calming the mind and body. Geranium is also a wonderful to reduce anxiety, stress and help improve sleep or relaxation. It blends well with clary sage, cedar, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, frankincense, lemon, Lemongrass, lavender, rose, rosemary, peppermint, sandalwood, ylang ylang and vetiver.
Rose geranium is used to reduce symptoms associated with PMS, menopause, depression, fatigue, frustration, jlag and physical stress. Geranium also has balancing properties for the skin and can be applied to help reduce symptoms from bug bites, acne, skin irritation caused by allergies and helps with dandruff and is commonly featured in anti-aging formulas. For the facial skin rose geranium is excellent for mature skin and all skin types as it gently soothes and balances the complexion.
Rose Geranium is most used by Veriditas Botanicals owner, Melissa Farris, on Dogs and Cat's collars to keep fleas and ticks at bay. Use your own judgement on how many drops per size of animal. 1 drop for 1-25 lb dog, 2 drops 50LB, etc. Pay close attention to animals' reaction. If He/She DOES NOT LIKE THE SMELL - discontinue use immediately.
Rose geranium is rich in alcohols and esters. These organic compounds are what give it its amazing floral scent as well as its relaxing and balancing properties. There are over 800 varieties of geranium and only a few produce essential oil. Many of the ornamental varieties do not produce this healing and balancing essential oil. Rose geranium essential oil is used widely in perfuming and soap manufacturing.
In Ayurveda rose geranium brings about calm by reducing excess pitta and excess vata especially prana vata and udana vata which are both upward moving forces with-in the human body. Rose geranium essential oil invites us to embrace centerdness and overcome depressive tendencies related to excess kapha which become more prevalent in the Spring season.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) geranium essential oil is said to have a cool and moist quality that powerfully affects shen also known as the mind as it clears excess heat.
Rose geranium is used to enhance the benefits of several of Veriditas Botanicals stellar Wellness Formulas including:
- Addiction / Withdrawal
- Cellulite Reduction
- Cold Sore Treatment
- Womens Deodorant an
- Bug Repellent Concentrate
This Veriditas essential oils is listed on the GRAS list of the FDA.“GRAS” is an acronym for the phrase Generally Recognized As Safe. Under sections 201(s) and 409 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act), any substance that is intentionally added to food is a food additive, that is subject to premarket review and approval by FDA, unless the substance is generally recognized, among qualified experts, as having been adequately shown to be safe under the conditions of its intended use, or unless the use of the substance is otherwise excluded from the definition of a food additive.
This particular Veriditas essential oils is labeled without “external use only” printed on label implying that you can use these particular oils in food preparations, cooking/baking, medicinal preparations: such as medicinal honeys, cough syrups, tinctures, flower essences etc.
Please note this oil is only recommended for their INTENDED USE as a food additive, as the FDA only allows such approval and does not approve any essential oils or herbs to be used for disease or treating heath conditions. Therefore, Veriditas cannot make claims that essential oils have any health benefits.