Benefits of Rose Geranium on the skin

The Rose Geranium, a plant with a delicate fragrance, is used in aromatherapy as well as in cosmetics. The properties of its essential oil are numerous: tonic, astringent, soothing or healing. It acts on the health and beauty of the skin. What is the secret of this plant? What are the virtues of Geranium essential oil?

Discover the benefits of Rose Geranium on the skin!



Also known as the Scented Geranium or Egyptian Cranesbill, it is a plant of the Geraniaceae family whose pink flowers start to appear in May. When they are crumpled, the flowers release a smell similar to that of the pink.


The Rose Geranium, native to South Africa, was imported to the European continent for commercial purposes at the end of the 16th century. It is then introduced in France for the perfume industry in the region of Grasse, in Provence, but the beautiful plant has difficulty to adapt to its establishment in altitude. The economic success of its first cultures incites other countries like Egypt, India, Italy or Reunion to start the culture of Geranium. Today, Geranium Rosat is used in perfumery, but also in aromatherapy and cosmetics. Its rose-scented essential oil has undeniable beauty virtues!

But how to obtain theessential oil?

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To obtain this precious essential oil, it is necessary to proceed to a steam distillation process. The raw plant material is poured into a tank filled with water and then brought to a boil. The mixture, heated to a high temperature, allows to obtain a steam which is transformed into small drops of our so much awaited essential oil. Recognized for its numerous properties, theessential oil of Geranium Rosat can be used pure or diluted.

What are the benefits of this oil?

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Used for many years throughout the world, the essential oil of Geranium Rosat has several virtues:

Astringent: for the care of the mixed skins to oily.
Cicatrisant: decreases the scars of light burns or those of the acne.
Antifungal: fights the viruses and mushroom.
Hemostatic: against the bleedings.
Analgesic: it is recommended in case of stress, depression, anxiety...
Antispasmodic: against muscular contractions, organic, in case of palpitations, tachycardia and hypertension.
Antibacterial: limits the proliferation of microbes and bacteria (very useful for acne wounds, eczema or even flu)
Insect repellent: repulsive for mosquitoes and fleas.

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In beauty:

The essential oil of Rose Geranium is one of the most precious for the skin. This natural product is used in the field of cosmetics to treat skin problems. Regenerating, the essential oil of Geranium is very used in case of skin prone to redness. This essential oil also has toning virtues allowing to make brighter skin. Its properties anti-acne and healing allow to sanitize the oily skins and the skin with imperfections and prevent the skin aging. The essential oil of Geranium Rosat is firming and regeneratingIt restores tone to all skin types thanks to its anti-wrinkle action.

In perfumery:

Widely used in aromatherapy, it is also particularly appreciated in perfumery and cosmetology for its sweet smell which is not without reminding that of the rose. Rose Geranium absolute has a very floral fragrances, the rose notes more or less pronounced. We often find the Geranium as a heart note.

In aromatherapy:

The diffusion of essential oil of Geranium Rosat is recommended to give tonicity to the body and to invigorate the spirit. It is possible to associate Geranium Rosat with other essential oils: Geranium Bourbon, Vanilla, Fine Lavender, Lemon, Tea Tree...

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Used in perfumery for its unique olfactory properties, Pelargonium Graveolens has a particularly fine pink scent, both sweet and powerful.

Panier des Sens is developing a collection based on this fragrance with light, green and lemony notes that give it strength and character. This floral fragrance is an invitation to tenderness and leaves a fresh trail on the skin like an ode to the opalescence of flower petals. We use Geranium Rosat absolute in our products for its higher concentration in perfume.

Discover the natural skin care with Geranium Rosat:

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With its fluid and light texture, the Body Lotion Geranium nourishes the body while leaving your skin delicately scented. Rich in olive oil and Shea Butterthis care is composed of 97% naturally-sourced ingredients. Your hands also need hydration: the Geranium hand cream helps to nourish and protect the skin. Its formula with sweet almond is ideal to keep your hands soft and supple every day.

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A unique creation by master perfumers of Grasse, this eau de toilette honors Geranium absolute. Its floral and powdery scent is joined by the delicate freshness of rose and peony notes, sublimated in the background by a white musky breath, disturbing and bewitching. Choose this floral fragrance, a true aromatic treasure. To perfume your home, let yourself be carried away by the intoxicating Geranium scented candle. Resulting from an exclusive artisanal know-how, it will embalm your interior during nearly 45 hours.

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In the Geranium collection, there are several products for clean your skin. The scented solid soap, extra-mild, is perfect for a gentle cleaning its delicate foam, rich in olive oiladapts to all skin types. The Liquid Marseille Soap, formulated in the respect of the tradition of the master soap makers, gently cleans hands and the body while respecting the natural balance of the skin. Finally, the Geranium shower gel is a natural shower care extra-mild : its fine and fragrant foam gently cleanses the body.

Discover the entire Geranium collection!