Scientific name: Pelargonium Graveolens Oil
Classification: Essential oil
Calming, rebalancing, antibacterial.
Tales from nature
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) is a very common perennial plant, belonging to the Geraniaceae family, originally from southern Africa. Since the time of ancient Egypt, the essential oil extracted from the plant was used to embellish the skin. He arrived in Europe in the seventeenth century thanks to the movements of the British and Dutch settlers who passed on from head of good hope.
The essential oil extracted from geranium is a natural remedy with multiple beneficial effects on body, mind and hair. It is extracted by distillation in the steam current of the whole seedling, in the midst of its vitality. It is a yellow-greenish liquid with fruity notes.
It has a high calming, rebalancing, astringent power, acting directly on the sebaceous glands. Excellent in specific hair treatments for the fatty scalp or even for particularly dry skin that tends to desquate, generating itching and dandruff. It also has antiseptic and antibacterial properties.