Benefits of Geranium essential include oil control in the skin and scalp and an overall uplifting and joyous feeling that emanates when you smell this rosy-sweet floral scent. This essential oil is one of the best to incorporate in a nightly skincare routine and Geranium was favoured by Cleopatra herself, for it’s beautifying benefits. Vellum’s Geranium oil is steam distilled from the leaves, stalks and flowers of the plant in Egypt.
Check out the different benefits of Geranium below:
Geranium is an empowering oil that stabilizes moods and increases brain activity. This is a great choice to reach for when you want to boost energy, and release feelings of tension, anxiety, and worry. Geranium has been shown to improve cognition and regulate hormones. Diffusing Geranium in the late afternoon/ early evening great for relaxing you but still giving you enough energy to finish off the day strong.
SKIN + HAIR
Geranium is known as the poor man’s rose and for good reason. This oil works wonders for oily and acne-prone skin. Geranium is a natural astringent so it controls sebum production in both oily and dry skin while promoting cell regeneration. Once this oil removes clogged pores, it’s anti-inflammatory properties work to prevent scarring and pigmentation.
This oil is great at fading scars, while boosting collagen and keeping your skin looking taut and radiant. It’s also effective at clotting the blood which lessens the appearance of bruises, burns, and wounds. This is because it stimulates blood circulation under the skin and helps to heal these spots.
The sebum squashing abilities of geranium oil extend to the hair and it’s one of the best oils for regulating sebum while toning the scalp and getting rid of excess oil that causes dandruff. Use this oil as a hair treatment by blending it into a base oil and massaging vigorously into the scalp. The result will be shiny, soft and healthy-looking hair.
Geranium may smell floral and sweet to humans but bugs absolutely loathe its scent. Use this natural insecticide as an insect repellant by diluting it in base oil and applying to skin before you head outdoors.