Geranium essential oil has an up-lifting fresh and floral aroma; welcome spring with this lovely essential oil ! Geraniums are a popular plant, that come in a variety of colors; in fact, there are over 250 different species of this plant. Geraniums originated in South Africa and were introduced in Europe during the 17th century. An interesting fact about geranium plants is their beautiful aroma comes from the leaves not the flower!
Geranium essential oil is extremely balancing to the body this includes hormones, skin and the nervous system. Because geranium essential oil is a hormone balancer it is useful for relief of PMS and menopause. In skin care , geranium is an excellent choice as it balances sebum (oil) production therefore helpful for those with dry skin, oily skin or combination skin types. On an emotional level geranium essential oil is both calming and uplifting. Geranium essential oil can be used in massage, bath, a compress, skin care, diffused or through direct inhalation.
Combine sea salt, baking soda and rose petals in a bowl, stir well. Gradually add the essential oils being sure to stir well after every few drops.
Store your bath salt in a sealed jar. Use in bath by either adding a few generous scoops to your water or place the amount you are using in a muslin bag so the petals do not clog your drain. Soak and enjoy!