It’s also called rose-scented geranium, sweet-scented geranium, or old-fashioned rose geranium. The plant has velvety, plush leaves and flowers that bloom pale pink or almost white. Rose geranium oil is an active ingredient in some cosmetic products, like lotions and fragrances. The antioxidant properties in rose geranium oil may help reduce the signs of aging as antioxidants are well-established as natural agents for improving your skin’s ability to heal itself from environmental toxins and exposure. Rose geranium oil has strong antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-aging properties. Rose geranium has been shown to reduce bacterial, fungi, and viruses that cause skin disease and infections. Anecdotally, some people believe that since rose geranium smells like roses, it can have the same impact on you when you inhale its essential oil. Rose geranium oil is contained in lots of cosmetic products, including soaps, fragrance, lotions, and anti-aging cosmetics. Diluted rose geranium essential oils can be applied to skin as an astringent that tightens, brightens, and removes dead skin cells. It can also be used as a soothing and antimicrobial topical agent to help treat bacterial acne. Rose geranium oil is an effective antibacterial and antioxidant essential oil. Rose geranium has been used for centuries as a treatment for skin disease, blood sugar regulation, and even digestive relief. It may also work to calm and relax you with its gentle notes of rose scent. Used by the Egyptians for promoting beautiful and radiant skin, geranium oil is now used to treat acne, reduce inflammation, alleviate anxiety and balance hormones. This sweet-smelling oil can also uplift your mood, lesson fatigue and promote emotional wellbeing. Rose geranium oil is known for its dermatological use for the treatment of aging, wrinkled and dry skin. It has the power to minimize the look of wrinkles because it tightens facial skin and slows down the effects of aging. Some excellent reasons for us to use this sweet-scented oil in our natural products, don’t you agree?
Pregnant and lactating women should avoid rose geranium oil.
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