The geranium essential oil acts as an antimicrobial, which suppresses the growth of bacteria and fungi. The geranium therefore offers an antioxidant effect. Rose oil absorbed through the skin affects the limbic system which is a region in the brain which controls emotions and influences the nervous system. This combination is recommended to patients with low immune function, high stress levels, and with scrapes and cuts.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF EPSOM SALTS
The compound of Magnesium and Sulphate are both naturally occurring minerals. Research has shown that the soaking in Epsom salts is readily absorbed through the skin.
Separately the two have very specific roles in helping your body. Magnesium is very important to many of the bodies enzymes, helping with the homeostasis of body functioning. Magnesium is important in improving nerve and muscle function, and is also very important for bone health in that it is necessary to convert Vitamin D into an active form so that the Vitamin D can allow for the absorption of calcium.
It is a little known fact that magnesium stimulates the hormone calcitonin, which is important in the preservation of bone health. Calcitonin draws calcium out of the blood and soft tissues, and into the bones. This together with its interaction with Vitamin D, it is important in lowering the risk of osteoporosis.
Sulphates are important in detoxing the body and helps progress the absorption of nutrients.