Ingredient Spotlight: Natural Skin Care Benefits of Geranium Essential Oil

Posted by on 10/13/2017 to Ingredient Knowledge

Though you may not know it, you’re probably already familiar with geraniums. That’s because geraniums are popular flowers that are easily grown indoors and outdoors. Hanging flower baskets, anyone? You’ve probably seen geranium flowers growing there. The pretty flowers can range in color from white, purple, pink, red or orange and have African and European origins.

The leaves of this plant are steam distilled to create geranium essential oil and it has many skin care benefits and uses for a variety of skin types.

Try it: We use geranium oil in our Carrot Seed and Geranium Facial Moisturizer >>

Geranium Essential Oil Facts

  • Botanical Name: Pelargonium odorantissimum
  • Carrot seed oil is processed from the steam distillation of geranium flower leaves.
  • Scent notes are herbal, sweet and a hint of apple.
  • Blends well with oils of carrot seed, bergamot , basil, cedarwood, rosemary and lavender.

Geranium Essential Oil Skin Care Benefits

Geranium oil helps to keep your skin healthy with excellent toning qualities that can improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. It’s also slightly astringent, which can help your skin appear more firm, balance oil production and improve the appearance of acne.

Additionally, carrot seed EO is very balancing and can be used by all skin types. Oily to dry encourages your skin to maintain it's natural state of balance.

In aromatherapy, geranium oil is considered to be balancing and calming to the soul. Inhaling the sweet herbal scent of geranium can help you relieve stress naturally.

Try Geranium Essential Oil

Find geranium EO blended in our Carrot Seed & Geranium Replenishing Moisturizer.

Ingredient Spotlight: Natural Skin Care Benefits of Geranium Essential Oil