Origins 

The amazing benefits of Rose Geranium. Pelargonium graveolens, Rose Geranium is indigenous to South Africa and has a plethora of amazing beneficial effects that we shall dive deep into. It’s long been cultivated by ancient cultures including the Chinese and the Egyptians and can be utilized in many different ways from liver protection (a natural hepatoprotective), aromatherapy, to mood enhancing capabilities. As a result, for the sake of this article we shall focus mainly on it’s cosmetic application and mood related benefits.

 

Main active constituents:

  • Geraniol – Antiseptic pain relief (analgesic).
  • Geranyl Formate – Aromatic anti-fungal (reason for Rose Geranium’s pleasant smell).
  • Linalool – Mood uplifting anti-inflammatory.
  • Citronellol – Protective anti microbial. 

 

Fountain of Youth

The cicatrizant (healing of dead cells) and natural collagen producing nature of Rose Geranium make it an excellent choice for those suffering from premature aging effects by bolstering skin regeneration, elasticity and smoothness. Also has the ability to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and loose skin. As a result, it makes for a wonderful natural serum toner.

Hormone and Oil Regulation

A topical aid to enlivening and removing dead skin cells and also regulates sebum excreted by the skin which gives it its notable balanced complexion. A fantastic aid for sensitive and oily skin, which also helps tighten pores due to its own inherent astringent properties. May also help with proper hormonal regulation and this is why it’s a best friend for acne prone skin; especially in teenagers

Aromatic Therapy

A natural perfume that invigorates the senses. Just smelling Rose Geranium can activate important parts of the brain like the prefrontal cortex, parietal cortex and limbic system – associated with cognition, concentration and balanced emotions respectively. The anti-bacterial nature of geranium makes it a potent natural deodoriser.

Even the bee's love the smell of Rose Geranium!

Even the bee’s love the smell of Rose Geranium!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glow and Grow 

Further Rose Geranium amazing benefits include antifungal and antiviral properties make it a nightmare for athlete’s foot and shingles. Using our CBD Cacao Balm infused with Rose Geranium makes it an excellent choice for removing toxins/pathogens (bad bacteria) from your skin. Now you can glow, radiate and feel amazing in your beautiful skin.

 

We also use Rose Geranium in our moisturisers because of its antiseptic/anti inflammatory tonic nature which can be of tremendous benefit forthe treatment of psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. Thereby also a great boost to your skin’s own natural immunity.

 

Summary of Benefits

Skin Conditions: 

  • Dry skin.
  • Sensitive skin.
  • Oily skin.
  • Combination skin.

 

Skin Ailments:

  • Acne.
  • Dermatitis.
  • Premature aging (wrinkles and fine lines).
  • Psoriasis.
  • Eczema.
  • Excessive redness.

 

Superpowers of Rose Geranium:

  • Collagen production.
  • Sebum regulation.
  • Astringent.
  • Antimicrobial.
  • Antibacterial.
  • Antiseptic.
  • Anti-inflammation.
  • Antiviral.
  • Cicatrizant.
  • Elasticity.
  • Smoothness.
  • Detox.
  • Aromatic mood enhancer (helps alleviate anxiety and depression).

 

Harvesting Rose Geranium

Merlyn, creator of Lin, wild harvesting Rose Geranium for the next batch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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