ESSENTIAL OILS: GERANIUM

Geranium restores confidence in the innate goodness of others and in the world.  It facilitates trust, especially when individuals have lost trust in others due to difficult life circumstances. It also assists in reestablishing a strong bond to one’s mother and father.  When there has been a loss of trust in relationships, Geranium encourages emotional honesty, love, and forgiveness.  It fosters receptivity to human love and connection.

Geranium aids in healing the broken heart.  It encourages emotional honesty by facilitating the emergence of grief or pain that has been suppressed.  Geranium softens anger and assists in healing emotional wounds.  It assists in reopening the heart so that love may flow freely.  Indeed, Geranium could be called “the emotional healer.”

Geranium is a gentle oil, perfect for babies and children.  It nurtures the inner child and supports in re-parenting this aspect of the self.  Individuals who have a difficult time accessing their emotions can be supported by Geranium, as it leads away form the logical mind and into the warmth and nurture of the heart.  At its root, Geranium heals the heart, instills unconditional love, and fosters trust.

NEGATIVE EMOTIONS: Abandoned, loss, distrusting, unforgiving, unloving, disheartened, heavyhearted, grieving

POSITIVE PROPERTIES:  Emotional healing, empathetic, trusting, forgiving, gentle, loving, tolerant, open

COMPANION OILS:  Copaiba, Manuka, Marjoram, Neroli, Ylang Ylang, Rose, Compassion, Pink Pepper

SUGGESTED USES:

Aromatic:  Inhale from bottle or diffuse.

Topical:  Dilute 1-3 drops with carrier oil and apply over heart.

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