Users' questions

What is geranium essential oil used for?

What is geranium essential oil used for?

Geranium essential oil has been used to treat health conditions for centuries. There is scientific data indicating that it may be beneficial for a number of conditions, such as anxiety, depression, infection, and pain management. It’s thought to have antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.

What essential oils should I avoid while breastfeeding?

Essential oils to Avoid throughout Pregnancy, Labor, and while Breastfeeding

Essential Oil Latin Name
Camphor Cinnamomum camphora
Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris
Parsley seed or leaf Petroselinum sativum

Can you put essential oils on air dry clay?

Air dry clay is so easy to work with, and is the perfect material for making these DIY essential oil air freshers. Any pure essential oil you have at home will work fine with this clay oil diffuser. I’ve used lavender oil in mine, but lemongrass, eucalyptus or peppermint would all smell lovely.

Can you put frankincense oil directly on your skin?

It’s incredible for your skin to even out skin tone and reduce the appearance of age spots. Use Frankincense topically by adding 2 to 4 drops mixed with a carrier oil, like V6 Vegetable Oil or shea butter and rub it directly onto the skin.

Is frankincense good for sleep?

Frankincense. Frankincense is a wonderful sleep aid because of its aromatherapeutic benefits, relieving stress and promoting relaxation. Place a few drops of oil into your hands, rub your palms together, and inhale before laying down to sleep.

What is the smell of geranium?

Generally, for its scent, geranium is often mistaken for ‘the other’ rose but with a less powdery and more lemony, herbaceous aroma, with a soft but potent warm green scent.

Is geranium good for your face?

Because geranium oil is a natural anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory oil, it actively boosts skin’s health and natural glow. By helping skin stay conditioned, and soothing irritated or breakout prone skin, it fights against skin affected by harsh weather conditions or prone to acne.

Do essential oils pass through breast milk?

Some essential oils may affect your milk supply Unfortunately, no. For example, from anecdotal reports, we know that peppermint can reduce milk supply in some but not all women; we don’t have a strong study to support that. Think it through. If you have an ample milk supply, you might be willing to take the risk.

Is lavender safe while breastfeeding?

In general, lavender is well tolerated, but no data exist on the excretion of any components of lavender into breastmilk or on the safety and efficacy of lavender in nursing mothers or infants. Lavender oil has estrogenic and antiandrogenic activity, so topical application around the breast should be avoided.

Can you add essential oils to clay?

Many clayers like to dip a small bit of polymer clay into essential oil. You should only put a small amount of essential oil on the tip of a piece of clay. Next, you’ll condition the fragrant clay into a bigger piece of clay. You can then mold, shape and bake your polymer clay as desired.