The Gentle Power of Geranium

Geranium is a heart note in perfumery and useful to harmonise a perfume composition. It is frequently used to improve the skin’s appearance.
It has anti-inflammatory properties and protects the nervous system from certain toxic chemicals. It’s also used to treat neuropathic pain in diabetics and was shown to reduce stress and anxiety after a heart attack.
Its vapours are known to inhibit the influenza virus and fight mycobacteria and fungal infections, while also showing potential as an anti-parasitic drug.
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