For hundreds of years, scented geraniums have brightened gardens,
improved health, flavored foods, scented baths, and refreshed body and
spirit. Now these traditional favorites are gaining the recognition they
Officially named Herb of the Year for 2006, scented
geraniums are easy to grow in gardens, pots, and window boxes. What do
they smell like? Rose geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) is the most
familiar variety, but the fragrance list includes lemon, orange, lime,
strawberry, peppermint, camphor, nutmeg, spice, apple, apricot, coconut,
filbert, ginger, and dozens more.
Cosmetic Benefits of Geranium Leaves
Geranium leaves reduces
inflammation, wounds, bites, eczema, acne, burns, and still stop
bleeding. It also balances all hair and complexion types. Historically used in facial preparations to help prevent wrinkles and
soothe aging, mature skin. Geranium Leaves
Geranium highly regarded as an antiseptic wound healer with anti fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.