Scientific Name: Pelargonium graveolens
Origin: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and the Cape Provinces of Africa
Uses: Geranium oil is similar to rose oil both in characteristics and therapeutic effects. Even the scent is very rose-like. It has long been used for its beneficial effects on the skin and hair. It can improve the appearance of skin imperfections and trigger clotting. Geranium oil reduces inflammation and can be used to help relieve dry, irritated skin.
Suggested Usage: Add geranium oil to your face lotion and use each morning to reap the benefits of daily usage. Be sure not to use the oil undiluted on your skin. Geranium oil is also a common ingredient in DIY sprays for its bug repellent properties.